Rifled vs Riffled - What's the difference?

rifled | riffled |


As verbs the difference between rifled and riffled

is that rifled is (rifle) while riffled is (riffle).

As an adjective rifled

is (firearms) having a spiral on the interior of a gun bore to make a fired bullet spin in flight to improve range and accuracy.

rifled

English

Adjective

(-)
  • (firearms) Having a spiral on the interior of a gun bore to make a fired bullet spin in flight to improve range and accuracy.
  • Antonyms

    * smoothbore * unrifled

    Verb

    (head)
  • (rifle)
  • riffled

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (riffle)

  • riffle

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia riffle) (en noun)
  • A fast-flowing, shallow part of a stream causing broken water.
  • A succession of small waves.
  • A trough or sluice having cleats, grooves, or steps across the bottom for holding quicksilver and catching particles of gold when auriferous earth is washed. Also one of the cleats, grooves or steps in such trough.
  • A quick skim through the pages of a book.
  • The act of shuffling cards; the sound made while shuffling cards.
  • Derived terms

    * cheater riffle

    Verb

    (riffl)
  • To flow over a fast moving shallow part of a stream.
  • To ruffle with a rippling action.
  • To skim or flick through the pages of a book.
  • To leaf through rapidly.
  • To shuffle playing cards by separating the deck in two and sliding the thumbs along the edges of the cards to mix the two parts.
  • To idly manipulate objects with the fingers.
  • To prepare samples of material using a riffler.