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Related to bullet: Bullet point
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.
References in classic literature ?
If you had been struck with one of your own bullets, a carriage and pair would have been none too large to drive through the hole it would have made.
The bullet had gone through the gag into the jaw; that is why there was a shot-hole in the scarf, but only one shot.
They forestalled us by ambushing Neil and Nicholas and taking them prisoners, while, as of old, bullets whistled about our ears when Charley and I attempted to take possession of the nets.
The bullets whanged and banged against it till it rang like a bull's-eye, but Charley grinned in its shelter, and coolly went on steering.
So we raced along, behind us a howling, screaming bedlam of wrathful Greeks, Collinsville ahead, and bullets spat-spatting all around us.
Again he aimed and fired, the bullet splintering the gunwale of the canoe close by Baynes' face.
One of our bullets, or one of the last that Delcarte fired, had penetrated the heart, and the beast had died even as it sprawled forward crushing Delcarte to the ground.
Before landing, I had the men substitute soft bullets for the steel-jacketed projectiles with which their belts and magazines were filled.
Royal Enfield, an India-based automaker, has introduced a new versions of the Bullet 350 KS (kick start) and the Bullet 350 ES (electric start).
Looking at that very long 90 grain SMK bullet (over an inch) one might think it would be one of those bullets that would have a short jump before contacting the throat, however, measurement reveals the .224 Valkyrie SAAMI specification chamber has the 90 jumping longer than optimal.
Any reloading manual will tell you that a 250-grain .338-inch bullet has an SD of .313, the same number we just got rounded to three decimals.
Due to the lack of medical equipment in Gaza, Ibrahim was transferred to Al-Makassed where he had a six-hour laparoscopy which allowed doctors to remove the bullet.