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Drug slang A regional term for isobutyl nitrite
Forensics A projectile which, when issued from a firearm, causes damage to person or property that correlates with its mass and velocity

bullet

Forensic medicine A charge which, when issued from a firearm, causes damage to person or property that correlates with its mass and velocity. See Ballistics, Black talon bullet, Dum-dum bullet, Hollow tip, Magic bullet, Retained bullet.

bullet

1. projectile for a humane killer that uses a conventional or free bullet.
2. a metallic, bullet-shaped mass given orally so as to lodge in the reticulum and discharge its critical component over a long period. Bullets containing cobalt selenium or magnesium are in use. Called also reticular retention bullets.

magnesium reticular bullet
heavy pellets delivering about 1 g magnesium daily administered orally to cattle as a prevention against hypomagnesemia; the 'bullets' lodge in the reticulum and are retained there until they dissolve completely.
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FNM ammunition made in Portugal is loaded with a 170-grain, boat tail, plated steel jacketed bullet that is unusually deeply seated in the case.
I also used it for the 129-grain Hornady spire point and 140-grain Sierra boat tails although other powders were recommended for these bullets.
The classic aerodynamic Sierra boat tail shape is crafted from carefully selected and alloyed components for maximum performance in the field.
Hughes was an exceptionally creative thinker and inventor, whose extraordinary customization of this 1936 Lincoln into an aerodynamic boat tail speedster was definitely a predecessor to the streamlined designs of today's energy-efficient cars.
When we first tried a pre-production batch of this Premier V-Max Boat Tail ammo more than 2 1/2 years ago, we said it was the most accurate .