bullet

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identification of the gun that fired a bullet from an analysis of the unique marks that every gun makes on the bullet it fires and on the shell ejected from it ballistic fingerprinting , ballistic identification , bullet fingerprinting
tube through which a bullet travels when a gun is fired barrel , gun barrel
cartridge containing an explosive charge but no bullet blank , blank shell , dummy
hole made by a bullet passing through it bullet hole
head shaped like a bullet bullethead
vest capable of resisting the impact of a bullet bulletproof vest
bullet, diameter of tube or bore of gun for caliber
interior diameter of a gun, bullet, or shell caliber
ammunition consisting of a cylindrical casing containing an explosive charge and a bullet; fired from a rifle or handgun cartridge
ornamental graphical element, e.g. bullet dingbat
soft-nosed small-arms bullet that expands when it hits a target and causes a gaping wound dumdum , dumdum bullet
German bacteriologist who found a `magic bullet' to cure syphilis and was a pioneer in the study of immunology (1854-1915) Ehrlich , Paul Ehrlich
lead bullet that is covered with a jacket of a harder metal (usually copper) full metal jacket
injury incurred when an object (as a knife or bullet or shrapnel) penetrates into the body penetrating injury , penetrating trauma
sharp high-pitched resonant sound (as of a sonar echo or a bullet striking metal) ping
something fired, as a missile or bullet projectile
bullet, rebound off hard surface, like ricochet
bullet designed to be fired from a rifle; no longer made spherical in shape rifle ball
distance that a rifle bullet will carry rifle range , rifle shot
bullet made of hard rubber; designed for use in crowd control rubber bullet
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