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Meaning of PROJECTILE

Pronunciation:  pru'jektil

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a weapon that is thrown or projected
  2. [adj]  impelling or impelled forward; "a projectile force"; "a projectile missile"
 

PROJECTILE is a 10 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: dynamic, dynamical, missile
 
 See Also: arm, arrow, boomerang, bullet, cannon ball, cannonball, dart, pellet, round shot, seeker, shot, slug, spitball, throw stick, throwing stick, weapon, weapon system

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Pro*ject"ile\, a. [Cf. F. projectile.]
    1. Projecting or impelling forward; as, a projectile force.
    
    2. Caused or imparted by impulse or projection; impelled
       forward; as, projectile motion. --Arbuthnot.
    
    
  2. \Pro*ject"ile\, n. [Cf. F. projectile.]
    1. A body projected, or impelled forward, by force;
       especially, a missile adapted to be shot from a firearm.
    
    2. pl. (Mech.) A part of mechanics which treats of the
       motion, range, time of flight, etc., of bodies thrown or
       driven through the air by an impelling force.
    
    
    
    
    
    
 

 

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