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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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In that year, the Bulletproof Vest Partnership paid for jurisdictions to purchase 193,236 vests, of which 78,423 were from companies owned by what was at the time called Armor Holdings.
The men in bulletproof vests were followed out of the car by a man wearing the uniform of a police lieutenant colonel and carrying a large old-model army assault rifle.
Terry Canales, D-Edinburg, acknowledged that but said even those traditional bulletproof vests are running short in local communities.
Dad-of-two Jimshaed added: "I have to take these threats seriously and have been forced to start wearing a bulletproof vest.
The entire application and payment process for the Bulletproof Vest Partnership Program is handled online via the Internet.
So far, she has raised enough money to purchase 54 bulletproof vests, one for every active police K-9 in Maine.
London, January 16 (ANI): Jay-Z has revealed that he was shocked to find Eminem wearing a bulletproof vest when he met him after the rapper's successful record 'The Eminem Show' in 2003.
I HOPE the bold Bobby Williamson has a bulletproof vest when he goes to Uganda as a football manager in Kampala.
The other ricocheted off his bulletproof vest, and the impact -- similar to being hit with a baseball -- bruised his chest wall, said Daniel Margulies, director of the trauma center at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.
BULLETPROOF VEST PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM: Cities and towns are eligible to apply for funding for bulletproof equipment under the Bullet Proof Partnership Act of 1999.
Gardai found cocaine, a bulletproof vest, a balaclava, two stolen high-powered cars, a stolen motorbike and what they described as a "suspected firearm".
In addition, as a member of the Active Care On-Duty K-9 Feeding Program, law enforcement dogs will be automatically signed up to be awarded a free canine bulletproof vest from the funds raised from the sales of Active Care in their community.