trajector

tra·jec·tor

(tră-jek'tŏr, -tōr),
An infrequently used instrument for locating the course of a bullet in a wound.
[L. fr. tra-jicio, pp. -jectus, to throw over or across]

trajector

An obsolete instrument formerly used to locate projectiles, which was inserted via the entrance wound; the device fell into disuse given the highly variable trajectory of bullets after entry.

trajector

(tră-jĕk′tor) [L. trajectus, thrown across]
A device for determining the approximate location of a bullet in a wound.
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The newly-appointed company will participate in international events and exhibitions on behalf of the free zone, communicating the wealth of opportunities that the Emirate of Ajman can provide ambitious companies set on a growth trajector, he added.- TradeArabia News Service
The profile determinant is also called the trajector and the base component structure the landmark.
Mounted with a Zeiss Victory Diavari FL, I can confidently hit elk-vital-size steel targets out beyond 600 yards by simply setting the magnification ring at my witness mark to regulate the ballistic reticle with my load's trajector, and holding over with the appropriate hash mark.
Langacker (1999: 45) points out that "the existence of a landmark presupposes the existence of a trajector".
Image schemas in cognitive linguistics depict two basic entities: a trajector (TR) and a landmark (LM), respectively defined by Langacker (1987) as the figure within a relational profile and another salient entity in a relational predication, prototypically providing a point of reference for locating the TR.
Correlation parameter Detection algorithm DetectingAct Trajectory-based Sample size 82 82 Trajectory abnormality 63 63 Discovered trajector 64 81 Abnormality Sample size 45 45 Duration abnormality 32 32 Discovered duration 31 Fail abnormality TABLE 6: Performance test.
In contrast, the locative case that marks the semi-complement of quasi-adpositional constructions contributes to the conceived nature of the relationship that prevails between the landmark and the trajector. (1) In grammatical terms, the main difference between adpositions and quasi-adpositions is that the semi-complement and the quasi-adposition can be separated by other clausal elements.
The path schema conceptualizes the (abstract) motion of an agent (the trajector) toward a patient (the landmark).
But Mr Ludeman warned: "While there is much to be positive about in the trading update, we continue to remain cautious about the medium-term prospects for the wider economy." Go-Ahead's bus services are strong in London, where bus passenger numbers are on an upward trajector y.
Just as the Japanese went from making inferior imitations of European and American vehicles before equalling and in many cases surpassing then, the Koreans and Kia in particular seem to be following a similar career trajector y.