projectile

Definitions:

  • A fired, thrown, or otherwise propelled object, such as a bullet, having no capacity for self-propulsion.
  • A self-propelled missile, such as a rocket.
  • Capable of being impelled or hurled forward.
  • Driving forward; impelling.
  • Capable of being thrust outward; protrusile.
  • Impelling, throwing, driving, or shooting forward: as, a <em>projectile</em> force.
  • Caused by impulse; impelled or driven forward.
  • In <em>zoology</em>, capable of being thrust forward or protruded, as the jaws of a fish; protrusile.
  • A body projected, or impelled forward by force, particularly through the air.
  • Specifically, a missile intended to be projected from a cannon by the explosive force of gunpowder or some similar agent.
  • Projecting or impelling forward.
  • Caused or imparted by impulse or projection; impelled forward.
  • A body projected, or impelled forward, by force; especially, a missile adapted to be shot from a firearm.
  • 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.
  • an object intended to be or having been fired from a weapon.
  • any object propelled through space by the application of a force.
  • In the manner of something fired from a weapon.
  • Designed to discharge projectiles towards its target.
  • any vehicle self-propelled by a rocket engine
  • a weapon that is forcibly thrown or projected at a targets but is not self-propelled
  • impelling or impelled forward
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