HOODED SIGHT

A front sight that is provided with a cover to shade it from direct light.

HOOK OF LUMP

A notch machined into a lump used to mate with the hinge pin.

HORIZONTAL DISPERSION

The greatest horizontal distance between any two bullet holes on a target, normally measured center-to-center.

HULL

A slang term for a cartridge or shotshell case.

HAND TRAP

A small, hand-operated target throwing device.

HANDGUN

A firearm designed to be held and fired with one hand.

HANDLOADING

The process of manually assembling a cartridge from component parts (casing, primer, propellant and bullet or wads and shot).