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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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.
It would therefore be meaningless to present a location if the existence of the figure or trajector to be presented around that location is denied.
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.
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.
The profiled sub-structure of such motion is the impact of the trajector onto the landmark (source-path-goal), which corresponds to "attempt"--the semantic root of pirate and the figurative meaning of hack.
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.
The balance between moderate and radical influences is crucial to defining Iran's trajector.
The dashed arrows represent a perceptual relationship between the trajector and the primary landmark; in I see the ship sinking, the object of the direct perception verb is not only a thing (lm1: the ship), but includes some process in which that particular thing participates (lm2: sinking).
Specifically, (14) must be categorized by a component of (16) for combinatory purposes, either the Trajector (tr) or the Landmark (lm) schematically specified by the relational predication READ.
6) Las abreviaturas provienen de los terminos ingleses trajector y landmark, respectivamente.
Concepts from Space Grammar, such as trajector and landmark will also be used (Langacker 1987).