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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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We present a system that detects and tracks cold loaded projectiles traveling at subsonic velocities at close range that cannot be detected by passive systems or by naked eye.
aspx) Hypervelocity Projectile , can reach Mach 3 or over 2,300 miles per hour when fired, faster than any round in service.
During his visit, CNO held and all-hands call, and toured various labs and workspaces including electromagnetic launchers, hypervelocity projectiles, and directed energy weapons.
Lead poisoning secondary to retained projectiles has been reported to occur anywhere from 2 days to 40 years after a gunshot wound.
One of the projectiles exploded near a middle school in the town, injuring the 40-year-old man, who was herding sheep, as well as a 14-year-old boy, the state-run Anadolu news agency reported.
The American Eagle Syntech is a polymer-encapsulated projectile that's loaded in standard brass cases.
When a projectile penetrates tissue it decelerates, but as it does so it dissipates energy, which is in the form of kinetic energy into the tissues.
SDE's hydrocode simulation reacts to projectile penetration in a very similar way to soft tissue and the resultant analysis can be used to predict kinetic energy transferred to the target, dimensions of the residual cavity, in-block yaw characteristics of the projectile and projectile fragmentation.
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.
Projectile Impact: Modelling Techniques and Target Performance Assessment
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.