Definition of Projectile. Meaning of Projectile. Synonyms of Projectile

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Definition of Projectile

Projectile
Projectile 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.
Projectile
Projectile 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.

Meaning of Projectile from wikipedia

- A projectile is any object propelled by the exertion of a force which is allowed to move free under the influence of gravity and air resistance. Although...
- A s**** is a payload-carrying projectile that, as opposed to a solid round shot, contains an explosive, incendiary, or other chemical filling, though modern...
- Projectile motion is a form of motion experienced by a launched object. Ballistics (Gr****: βάλλειν, romanized: ba'llein, lit. 'to throw') is the science...
- In physics, a projectile launched with specific initial conditions will have a range. It may be more predictable ****uming a flat Earth with a uniform gravity...
- In North American archaeological terminology, a projectile point is an object that was hafted to weapon that was capable of being thrown or projected,...
- configuration of a linear motor that accelerate a ferromagnetic or conducting projectile to high velocity. In almost all coilgun configurations, the coils and...
- A slug is a term used for a bulky solid ballistic projectile. It is "solid" in the sense of being composed of one piece; the shape can vary widely, including...
- A rocket ****isted projectile (RAP) is a cannon, howitzer, mortar, or recoilless rifle round incorporating a rocket motor for independent propulsion. This...
- Unrotated Projectile, or UP, was a 7-inch anti-aircraft rocket developed for the Royal Navy by Alwyn Crow at the Ministry of Supply's Projectile Development...
- to launch high velocity projectiles. The projectile normally does not contain explosives, instead relying on the projectile's high speed, m****, and kinetic...