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Word forms: (regular plural) projectiles
(Mechanical engineering: Mechanics and dynamics) A projectile is a body which is launched into the air and receives no further propulsion. ⇒ A bullet is a projectile propelled by a gun. ⇒ Feet per second is the unit of measurement used to express the speed of a projectile. ⇒ A projectile is a body which is launched into the air and receives no further propulsion.
Todd had neverseen the term projectile vomit displayed with such force.Clive Barker COLDHEART CANYONIt was almost his own idea,' she said affectionately, surprising me by not reaching for a projectile.James Birrell THE MANANA MANHe'd watched some sort of long projectile fly up into the air, turn, and comecrashing back down.Patrick Ness THE CRASH OF HENNINGTON