projectile

  • 21projectile — pro|jec|tile [prəˈdʒektaıl US tl] n formal 1.) an object that is thrown at someone or is fired from a gun or other weapon, such as a bullet, stone, or ↑shell 2.) projectile vomiting informal when someone ↑vomits with a lot of force, especially… …

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  • 22projectile — [[t]prəʤe̱ktaɪl, AM t(ə)l[/t]] projectiles N COUNT A projectile is an object that is fired from a gun or other weapon. [FORMAL] …

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  • 23projectile — noun a missile fired or thrown at a target. adjective 1》 relating to a projectile. 2》 propelled with great force. Origin C17: mod. L., from project , from proicere (see project) …

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  • 24projectile — noun (C) an object that is thrown or is fired from a weapon, such as a bullet, stone, or shell 1 (2,3) projectile adjective …

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  • 25projectile — sviedinys statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Pagrindinė artilerijos šaudmens sudedamoji dalis įvairiems objektams naikinti (ardyti) ir kt. uždaviniams (dūmijimo, apšvietimo, mokymo ir kt.) atlikti. Sviedinys susideda iš korpuso, užtaiso ir… …

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  • 26projectile — proujeitile m. projectile …

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  • 27projectile — /preuh jek til, tuyl/, n. 1. an object fired from a gun with an explosive propelling charge, such as a bullet, shell, rocket, or grenade. 2. a body projected or impelled forward, as through the air. adj. 3. impelling or driving forward, as a… …

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  • 28projectile — 1. noun /pɹəˈdʒɛk.taɪl/ a) an object intended to be or having been fired from a weapon. b) any object propelled through space by the application of a force. 2. adjective /pɹəˈdʒɛk.taɪl/ a) In the manner of something fired from a weapon. b)… …

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  • 29projectile — Synonyms and related words: Irish confetti, ball, ballistic, bola, bolt, boomerang, brickbat, bullet, countermissile, discus, ejecta, ejectamenta, ejective, jaculatory, missile, quoit, rock, rocket, shell, stone, throw stick, throwing stick,… …

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  • 30projectile — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. ball, pellet, bullet, missile, shell. See arms. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. bullet, shell, missile; see bullet , weapon 1 …

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  • 31projectile — pro·jec·tile || prÉ™ dÊ’ektl / taɪl n. piece of ammunition that is fired into the air (such as a missile, rocket, bullet, shell, etc.) adj. capable of being fired or launched into the air; impelling, pushing forward, driving forward …

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  • 32projectile — n. Missile …

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  • 33projectile — noun the cyclone sent pieces of the house flying like wild projectiles Syn: missile, rocket, bullets …

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  • 34projectile — pro·jec·tile …

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  • 35projectile — [prəʊˈdʒekˌtaɪl] noun [C] formal an object that is shot or thrown as a weapon Syn: missile …

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  • 36projectile — pro•jec•tile [[t]prəˈdʒɛk tɪl, taɪl[/t]] n. 1) an object fired from a gun with an explosive propelling charge, as a bullet, shell, or grenade 2) a body projected or impelled forward, as through the air 3) impelling or driving forward, as a force… …

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  • 37projectile — /prəˈdʒɛktaɪl / (say pruh jektuyl) noun 1. Military an object fired from a gun with an explosive propelling charge, such as a bullet, shell or grenade. 2. an object set in motion by an exterior impulse, which then continues to move by virtue of… …

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  • 38projectile —   n. thing thrown forwards; self propelling missile; a. pertaining to this; thrusting or projecting forwards …

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  • 39projectile — nm. : tarinbola nf. (Albanais, Combe Si.) …

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  • 40projectile — n. & adj. n. 1 a missile, esp. fired by a rocket. 2 a bullet, shell, etc. fired from a gun. 3 any object thrown as a weapon. adj. 1 capable of being projected by force, esp. from a gun. 2 projecting or impelling. Etymology: mod.L projectilis (adj …

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