Cartridge in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Cartridge

(firearms) The package consisting of the bullet, primer, and casing containing gunpowder; a round of ammunition. | (by extension) A prefabricated subassembly that can be easily installed in or removed from a larger mechanism or replaced with another interchangeable subassembly. | (computing) A vessel which contains the ink or toner for a computer printer and can be easily replaced with another.

Short Example Sentences for Cartridge

  • 1. He had not a single cartridge left. 🔊
  • 2. The cartridge stood for so much. 🔊
  • 3. Still, even the blank cartridge means backing down. 🔊
  • 4. On the bed where he sat were scattered steel cartridge clips. 🔊
  • 5. We have a cartridge in our magazine, but we have the safety catch on. 🔊
  • 6. A cartridge belt around her waist and a six-shooter in her holster! 🔊
  • 7. Both men ejected a still-smoking cartridge from their respective guns. 🔊
  • 8. Empty cartridge cases gave mute evidence of their gallant stand. 🔊
  • 9. The sight of the cartridge justified John's expectations. 🔊

How to use Cartridge in Sentences?

  • 1. Quick as thought he seized the cartridge and carried his burden back to the gun. 🔊
  • 2. His right hand fumbled at his waist for the familiar cartridge belt and the brace of heavy guns. 🔊
  • 3. Around his waist was a cartridge belt, and two ugly-looking revolvers peeped from his holsters. 🔊
  • 4. If it is above this capacity, cartridge fuses, costing a little more, are required. 🔊
  • 5. Ben Creagan passed behind the bar and handed over a sixshooter and a cartridge belt. 🔊
  • 6. Without hope of victory the Polish riflemen fired till their last cartridge was spent. 🔊
  • 7. He thrust a cartridge in the fuse setter, twisted it, slammed it in the gun, and fired again. 🔊
  • 8. He jerked open the breech, ejected the cartridge case, and rammed another cartridge home. 🔊
  • 9. He got out the lanyard, slipped a cartridge in the breech, paused, and scratched his head again. 🔊
  • 10. While speaking Lieutenant Overton was fastening on his own recovered revolver and cartridge box. 🔊
  • 11. As the echo of the first shot was dying he slipped in a cartridge and sent a second at the same target. 🔊
  • 12. To-day brass wire and the metal of cartridge shells are most commonly employed in making these pipes. 🔊
  • 13. He tripped and fell, one cartridge of the rifle he carried in his hand going off with a murderous report. 🔊
  • 14. They unstrapped those little leather bags round under their cartridge belts and produced in tiny gold nuggets the price of what they had bought. 🔊
  • 15. A stray shot from the many in the cartridge had scratched the skin upon a vein, and the occasion was serving him well. 🔊
  • 16. Pringle jerked the lever, throwing another cartridge into the barrel, as if to fire again at the falling bird. 🔊
  • 17. Fumbling among the numerous objects contained in the suit-case, his fingers encountered at length a cartridge clip. 🔊
  • 18. I put a fresh cartridge in, and then never took my eyes off that gray heap until the relief guard came along. 🔊
  • 19. Thou hast yet strength in thee to open the breech-piece of the gun, and the cartridge is not so heavy but that these arms can lift it. 🔊
  • 20. He was quickly brought to his senses, when the forgotten cartridge in his gun accidentally exploded and the bullet went whizzing past his ear. 🔊
  • 21. Maseden pressed down the lever, and saw that a cartridge had jammed, as the extractor lever had not been jerked downward with sufficient force. 🔊
  • 22. Each man carried a sporting rifle, into which, in view of emergency, a cartridge had already been thrust. 🔊
  • 23. A man stepped from behind the stump, glanced sharply about him, and grinned as he leisurely pumped another cartridge into the chamber. 🔊
  • 24. It was not a proper bandolier he had on, and I saw him trying to pluck out the cartridge instead of easing it up from below with his finger. 🔊
  • 25. First he snapped out the spent cartridge and crammed another home, then, striking a match, touched the signal light. 🔊
  • 26. He pumped another cartridge into the chamber, deliberately took aim, with apparently little show of excitement, and fired again. 🔊