projectile

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gun that propels a projectile by compressed air air gun , airgun , air rifle
projectile with a straight thin shaft and an arrowhead on one end and stabilizing vanes on the other; intended to be shot from a bow arrow
solid projectile that is shot by a musket ball , musket ball
physical pendulum consisting of a large mass suspended from a rod; its displacement is used to measure the velocity of a projectile ballistic pendulum
cartridge with no projectile blank
projectile that is fired from a gun bullet , slug
shell, diameter of large projectile caliber
projectile, diameter of large caliber
solid projectile that in former times was fired from a cannon cannonball , cannon ball , round shot
container or casing containing a firearm charge, projectile, or other material cartridge
lizard of Africa and Madagascar able to change skin color and having a projectile tongue chamaeleon , chameleon
Paleo-American culture of Central America and North America; distinguished chiefly by sharp fluted projectile points made of obsidian or chalcedony Clovis culture
(physics) a force due to the earth's rotation; acts on a body in motion (airplane or projectile) in a rotating reference frame; in a rotating frame of reference Newton's second law of motion can be made to apply if in addition to the real forces acting on Coriolis force
path of a rocket or projectile or aircraft through the air flight path
Paleo-American culture of Central America and North America; distinguished chiefly by a thin finely made flint projectile point having the shape of a leaf Folsom culture
(military) bomb consisting of an explosive projectile filled with a toxic gas that is released when the bomb explodes gas shell
target of a projectile (as a bomb or missile) ground zero
velocity of a projectile as it leaves the muzzle of a gun muzzle velocity
capsule filed with water-soluble dye used as a projectile in playing the game of paintball paintball
depth to which something penetrates (especially the depth reached by a projectile that hits a target) penetration
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