projectile

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Any (usually) inanimate flying object capable of causing tissue injury or bodily harm

projectile

an object that moves through a resistive medium, usually the air above the surface of the earth. projectile motion motion above the surface of the earth, under the influence of gravity and also of air resistance and lift forces, including Magnus forces.

projectile

something thrown forward.

projectile syringe
projectile vomiting
forceful vomiting, usually without preceding retching, in which the vomitus is thrown well forward. In dogs and cats, a feature of gastric retention and particularly pyloric obstruction. Cattle do not vomit easily and when they do it is usually projectile and voluminous.
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Contract Awarded for the procurement of the projectile, 120 millimeter Precision Extended Range Munition (PERM).
Early in the development of artillery--we're talking 14th and 15th century--stone projectiles were common, but they rapidly fell out of favor when lead and iron were found to be so much more effective.
Teams of the Interior Ministry together with a public prosecutor immediately conducted an onsite investigation and two hours later the projectiles were found.
July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Excalibur Ib precision guided projectile has entered full rate production (FRP).
The US Army and Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) said they have successfully fired 30 GPS-guided Excalibur Ib projectiles during an extensive first article test series at Yuma Proving Ground, Arizona.
Additionally, because it's lead-free, the M855A1 allows training exercises to occur on ranges where lead projectiles are no longer permitted.
Diwaniyah / NINA / Civil Defense Directorate in Diwaniyah province lifted / 587 / projectiles of different types and sizes of remnants of previous wars during the past four weeks .
Summary: Defence Forces say aircraft targeted 'two rocket launchers' in Gaza in response to two projectiles that hit Israel.
Scientists have created a material that demonstrates how common plastics can bring projectiles traveling faster than a kilometer per second to a screeching halt.
Washington, May 11 ( ANI ): Santino, the chimpanzee, achieved international fame in 2009 for his habit of gathering stones and manufacturing concrete projectiles to throw at visitors from the safety of his enclosure at Furuvik Zoo north of Stockholm.
The Navy has begun firing a weapon that uses electricity instead of gunpowder to launch projectiles faster and farther than ever before.
In 2005 Sandia filed a patent for a garment incorporating protective sleeves made of a ballistic fabric and two or more rigid armour inserts that cover the upper and lower arm and protect against high-velocitv projectiles, shrapnel and spall.