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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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The Global Bulletproof Vest Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global bulletproof vest industry.
I took my father's desert boots and bought the bulletproof vest on ebay, which my uncle brought over for me from the UK," he said.
The ECHO was shown James Bond-style gadgets, including encrypted phones, car trackers, watches and glasses containing hidden cameras, bulletproof vests and secret agent briefcases.
LUCKY TO BE ALIVE Crime boss John Gilligan was wearing a bulletproof vest
Due to the technology used in the new bulletproof vest compared with the usual vests, the body's vital organs are protected against the bullets fired from close range and different angles.
Apparently, a section of the Mumbai police and politicians in the Ashok Chavan government don't want the truth about the faulty bulletproof vests to be made public.
The House Judiciary Committee passed legislation to expend the Bulletproof Vest Partnership Act, authorizing the program though 2004.
Officer Dolan identified himself as a police officer and the subject fired on him, wounding him in the face and hitting him in his bulletproof vest.
The wounded included a security guard - an off-duty police officer whose bulletproof vest probably saved his life.
Another man wearing an army-issue bulletproof vest pulled me from the room where the beatings had taken place and pushed me into a cell with the others.
In 2008, Garda arrested a 13-year-old driving a car and wearing a bulletproof vest in Limerick City.