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tracer bullet

noun
1.
a bullet containing a tracer.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20
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Examples for tracer bullet
  • At dusk, a single tracer bullet was seen fired from the lifeboat.
British Dictionary definitions for tracer bullet

tracer bullet

noun
1.
a round of small arms ammunition containing a tracer
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