|1.||of or relating to ballistics|
|2.||denoting or relating to the flight of projectiles after power has been cut off, moving under their own momentum and the external forces of gravity and air resistance|
|3.||(of a measurement or measuring instrument) depending on a brief impulse or current that causes a movement related to the quantity to be measured: a ballistic pendulum|
|4.||informal go ballistic to become enraged or frenziedly violent|
|5.||(of materials) strong enough to resist damage by projectile weapons: ballistic nylon|
|an arrangement of five objects, as trees, in a square or rectangle, one at each corner and one in the middle.|
|a scrap or morsel of food left at a meal.|
see go ballistic.