Synonyme von weapon: Projectile weapons
ballistaan ancient catapult for hurling stones, etc bazookaa portable tubular rocket-launcher that fires a projectile capable of piercing armour: used by infantrymen as a short-range antitank weapon blowpipecatapultcrossbowa type of medieval bow fixed transversely on a wooden stock grooved to direct a square-headed arrow (quarrel) fléchettegrapeshotguna weapon with a metallic tube or barrel from which a missile is discharged, usually by force of an explosion. It may be portable or mounted. In a military context the term applies specifically to a flat-trajectory artillery piece longbowonagerquarrelan arrow having a four-edged head, fired from a crossbow rifle grenadetorpedoa cylindrical self-propelled weapon carrying explosives that is launched from aircraft, ships, or submarines and follows an underwater path to hit its target trebuchet or trebucket ▷ See weapon
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