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Definition of 'pellet'

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Unlike wood pellets, it does not require transporting by rail. The Sun (2016)Some litter brands have wood pellets that are too big for cats' sensitive paws. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The paint pellet hit him through a small gap under his helmet. The Sun (2008) Burn the pellets and you produce smoke. Times, Sunday Times (2013)They are for storing millions of humble wood pellets. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Two victims will need surgery to remove pellets. The Sun (2011)But the pellets hit two men in the legs and backs. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Metal air gun pellets were found in her jaw and face. The Sun (2016)He is due to have an operation to remove the pellet next week. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Then last weekend she saw him emerge from the woods behind his house where he had often shot a pellet gun. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Now our central heating runs on wood pellets, cutting costs by about a third. The Sun (2009)At a critical point along its trajectory, each pellet would be hit by laser light. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Luckily for both of us, it was just a harmless pellet gun. The Sun (2007)It is biomass - wood chips or pellets. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He survived after having 42 pellets removed from his chest. The Sun (2016)So we can get a better picture of me with my new buddies, a keeper throws in some food pellets. The Sun (2012)It has drawn up an ambitious plan to turn itself into one of the largest producers of green power by burning wood pellets instead of coal. Times, Sunday Times (2013)These can be primary projects, such as replacing a gas-fired boiler with one burning wood pellets. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Production was ahead by 11 per cent to 5.3 million tonnes of iron ore pellets in the first half. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The pellets, so tiny they are not visible to the naked eye, are contained in a fluid that is injected into the tumour. Times, Sunday Times (2008)

Synonyms of 'pellet'

bullet, shot, buckshot, lead shot
little ball, little piece

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Translations for 'pellet'

British English: pellet /ˈpɛlɪt/ NOUN
A pellet is a small ball of paper, mud, lead, or other material.
The bird could collect food pellets from a feeder.
  • American English: pellet
  • Arabic: كُرَةٌ صَغِيرَةٌ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: pelota
  • Chinese: 小球
  • Croatian: kuglica
  • Czech: kulička
  • Danish: kugle
  • Dutch: balletje
  • European Spanish: perdigón
  • Finnish: pelletti
  • French: grain
  • German: Kügelchen
  • Greek: βώλος
  • Italian: pallottolina
  • Japanese: 小球
  • Korean: 작은 공
  • Norwegian: liten kule
  • Polish: kulka
  • European Portuguese: pelota
  • Romanian: cocoloș
  • Russian: катышек
  • Spanish: perdigón
  • Swedish: liten kula
  • Thai: ก้อนกลมเล็กๆ
  • Turkish: tanecik
  • Ukrainian: кулька
  • Vietnamese: viên

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