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Meaning of BULLET

Pronunciation:  'bûlit

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  (baseball) a pitch thrown with maximum velocity; "he swung late on the fastball"; "he showed batters nothing but smoke"
  2. [n]  a projectile that is fired from a gun

BULLET is a 6 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: fastball, heater, hummer, slug, smoke
 See Also: cartridge, delivery, dumdum, dumdum bullet, missile, pitch, projectile, rifle ball, slider



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Bul"let\, n. [F. boulet, dim. of boule ball. See {Bull}
an edict, and cf. {Boulet}.]
1. A small ball.

2. A missile, usually of lead, and round or elongated in
   form, to be discharged from a rifle, musket, pistol, or
   other small firearm.

3. A cannon ball. [Obs.]

         A ship before Greenwich . . . shot off her ordnance,
         one piece being charged with a bullet of stone.

4. The fetlock of a horse.

Note: [See Illust. under {Horse}.]

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming of a bullet or bullets indicates anger and aggression directed at you or someone else. You need to be cautious on what you say and do. Your actions and words may easily be misinterpreted. Dreaming of being hit by a bullet, suggests that you need to persevere and endure the difficult times.
Thesaurus Terms
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