Associations to the word «Ballistic»


BALLISTIC, adjective. (not comparable) Or relating to ballistics.
BALLISTIC, adjective. (comparable) Or relating to projectiles moving under their own momentum, air drag, gravity and sometimes rocket power
BALLISTIC, adjective. (comparable) (slang) Very angry.
BALLISTIC KNIFE, noun. A weapon that fires a knife blade.
BALLISTIC MISSILE, noun. (weapons) A missile that is initially guided, but then follows a ballistic (freely falling) trajectory.
BALLISTIC MISSILES, noun. Plural of ballistic missile
BALLISTIC VEST, noun. A bulletproof vest.
BALLISTIC VESTS, noun. Plural of ballistic vest

Dictionary definition

BALLISTIC, adjective. Relating to or characteristic of the motion of objects moving under their own momentum and the force of gravity; "ballistic missile".

Wise words

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