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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In recent tests, all projectiles scored direct hits on their intended targets.
If you look at old photos of some crossbow projectiles from long ago, the projectiles do resemble, well, bolts
This has the potential to reduce the logistics burden of shipping and storing projectiles and propellant charges by an estimated 75 percent.
In a statement the brigades said they worked in conjunction with the Imad Mughniyeh Brigades, another armed group, to fire two homemade projectiles eastward from the Strip, and a third towards the Kissufim military base.
But al Liwaa daily on Tuesday, citing an official security report, said nine people died and several others were hurt in the blast that was the result of a left-over Israeli projectile from the 2006 war.
It is the first line of defense again projectile intrusion.
Plew and Kramer use a sticky projectile containing sensors with a transmitter.
Dan Sordelet leads a research team that is synthesizing nanolayers of tungsten and metallic glass to build a projectile.
military troops in Iraq and Afghanistan could have a significantly more accurate howitzer-fired munition by March, following successful demonstration of the Army's first fully autonomous guided projectile, Excalibur, at Yuma Proving Ground, Ariz.
There's projectile vomiting, flatulence and a scene where a bladder-bursting kid pees in a woman's face.