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 the case of the cast projectile, NCEMT engineers used the CFD module to experiment with alternate operating parameters, such as superheat of the molten metal and various ingate and riser designs and casting orientations.
For law enforcement use or for home protection this means the projectile will strike a target with maximum velocity and impact -- but will NOT penetrate completely or ricochet.
The proposed modification allows simpler implementation of projectile direction estimator.
The admiral led his delegation from the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations to see new and emerging technologies developed at NSWCDD that included directed energy, electromagnetic railgun, hypervelocity projectile, cyber security, Tactical Tomahawk missile, mission engineering, and the Combined Integrated Air & Missile Defense/Antisubmarine Warfare Trainer.
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In this project, future work will look at the influence of various process parameters, process variations of the fluid injection technology and different projectile materials with regard to their suitability for the micro injection moulding of silicone.
The weft is guided in a controlled manner in every phase of weft insertion: from weft transfer to the projectile through insertion into the shed to beat- up.
In this project, which is funded as Joint Industrial Research (IGF) via the Confederation of Industrial Research Associations (AiF) by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, the future work will look at the influence of various process parameters, process variations of the fluid injection technology and different projectile materials with regard to their suitability for the micro-injection molding of silicone.
Engineers and other scientists from around the world describe developments for Lagrangian algorithms applied to ballistics problems involving severe distortions; the prediction of projectile penetration and perforation; the influence of the constitutive relation in numerical simulations of the perforation of steel plates; the effect of lateral confinement on penetration efficiency as a function of impact velocity; the use of 3D numerical simulations for the interaction of long rods with moving plates; and the validation of finite element models of bullet impact on high strength steel armors.
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.
TEHRAN (FNA)- One citizen was killed and 40 were injured in an explosion caused by a rocket projectile fired by militants which fell in Burj al-Rous in al-Qasa'a area in Damascus on Saturday evening.