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straight

1. mod. honest; unembellished. Have I ever been anything but straight with you?
2. n. a tobacco cigarette; a tobacco cigarette butt. (see also slim.) No, I want a straight. That spliff makes me sneeze.
3. mod. having to do with undiluted liquor. I’ll take mine straight.
4. mod. relieved and satisfied by a dose of drugs. (Drugs.) She will be straight for a few hours, and then the same struggle all over again—all through the night.
5. mod. off drugs; no longer addicted to drugs. I’m straight now, and I’m gonna stay that way.
6. n. a square person (who does not use drugs, etc.). The straights are putting pressure on city hall to clean up this neighborhood.
7. n. a nonhomosexual; a heterosexual. (Often from the homosexual point of view.) Walter invited a few straights to the affair, just to keep things calm.
8. mod. not homosexual; not having a homosexual orientation. He wandered into a straight bar by mistake.
9. mod. excellent. This news is truly straight and I am happy to hear it.
10. mod. satisfied; having enough food or anything. Another beer? No thanks. I’m straight.
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Deformed shot don't fly as straightly as round shot, so fewer pellets end up in the pattern, especially at longer ranges.
It's impossible to seat a bullet straightly in a crooked neck, even if the neck has been "turned" to precisely the same thickness on all sides.
Almost any sizing die, even the cheapest on the market, will size a case very straightly if the expander ball/decapping rod is removed.
As a matter of fact, the simple Lee Loader hand tool is very similar to the dies benchrest shooters use, and will size cases very straightly, especially with neck-turned brass.
With some work, however, most can be modified to size cases straightly.
This theoretically centers the bullet in the case, allowing it to start down the bore straightly.