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ballistics

[bəlis′tiks]
Etymology: Gk, ballein, to throw
the study of the motion, trajectory, and impact of projectiles, including bullets and rockets.
The science of the motion of projectiles in flight and the dynamics of deceleration as the projectile impacts on the body or tissues; the energy imparted to tissue is calculated as E = mv2; m = mass; v = velocity

ballistics

(bă-lĭs′tĭks) [Gr. ballein, to throw]
The science of the motion and trajectory of projectiles, including bullets, bombs, rockets, and guided missiles.
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2d 927, 937 (2011) (noting Best first court to uphold admissibility of forensic ballistics evidence from expert testimony).
T]his documentary evidence, whether in the form of measurements, notes, sketches, or photographs, shall be provided in discovery, so that defense counsel will have an adequate and informed basis to cross-examine the forensic ballistics expert at trial.
I am indignant over the detention of Alikbek Jekshenkulov and doubt the results of the forensic ballistics examination,\" declared Nina Zotova, lawyer of the ex-Foreign Minister Alikbek Jekshenkulov who was arrested on March 9 under suspicion of involvement in the murder of a Turkish national.

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