Definition Of rifle
a gun, especially one fired from shoulder level, having a long spirally grooved barrel intended to make a bullet spin and thereby have greater accuracy over a long distance.
If you might have to fire a rifle or shotgun indoors, keep your hearing protection near the gun.
hit, throw, or kick (a ball or puck) hard and straight.
he rifled a hard, rising shot from just inside the blue line
make spiral grooves in (a gun or its barrel or bore) to make a bullet spin and thereby have greater accuracy over a long distance.
a line of replacement rifled barrels
search through something in a hurried way in order to find or steal something.
she rifled through the cassette tapes
Example Of rifle
a hunting rifle
A minute later the visitors were punished for their miss when Lennon took a pass on the turn and rifled the ball into the right-hand corner to give Monksland the lead.
All that, plus its finely rifled .177 caliber barrel, contribute a lot to this pistol's terrific precision.
An inspector rifled through discarded bin bags outside her home in Openshaw and is believed to have found a handwritten letter which had her name written on it.
Another development applied to both handgun and rifle bullets is a " bonding " process.