Associations to the word «Bullet»


BULLET, noun. A projectile, usually of metal, shot from a gun at high speed.
BULLET, noun. Ammunition for a sling or slingshot which has been manufactured for such use.
BULLET, noun. (typography) A printed symbol in the form of a solid circle, (•), often used for marking items in a list. (see also bulleted)
BULLET, noun. (informal) An entire round of unfired ammunition for a firearm, including the projectile, the cartridge casing, the propellant charge, etc.
BULLET, noun. (banking) (finance) A large scheduled repayment of the principal of a loan; a balloon payment.
BULLET, noun. A rejection letter, as for employment, admission to a school or a competition.
BULLET, noun. (slang) One year of prison time
BULLET, noun. (slang) An ace (the playing card).
BULLET, noun. (figuratively) Anything that is projected extremely fast.
BULLET, noun. (in attributive use) Very fast (speedy).
BULLET, noun. (obsolete) A small ball.
BULLET, noun. (obsolete) A cannonball.
BULLET, noun. (obsolete) The fetlock of a horse.
BULLET, verb. (transitive) (informal) To draw attention to (text) by, or as if by, placing a graphic bullet in front of it.
BULLET, verb. (intransitive) (informal) To speed, like a bullet.
BULLET, verb. (transitive) (informal) To make a shot, especially with great speed.
BULLET ANT, noun. A stinging ant (Paraponera clavata) the toxin of which causes intense pain for about a day, native to Central and South America.
BULLET ANTS, noun. Plural of bullet ant
BULLET BRA, noun. A full-support bra with cups in the shape of a paraboloid of revolution with its axis perpendicular to the breast, invented in the 1940s and popular into the 1960s.
BULLET GRAPH, noun. A kind of simplified bar graph, resembling the scale of a thermometer.
BULLET GRAPHS, noun. Plural of bullet graph
BULLET HELL, noun. (video games) (attributive) A genre of two-dimensional shoot 'em up in which the playfield is almost filled with a barrage of enemy bullets.
BULLET HOLE, noun. A circular wound or hole caused by a firearm.
BULLET HOLES, noun. Plural of bullet hole
BULLET LIST, noun. A list whose items start with the typographical symbol of bullet, that is •, or with other symbols other than numbers.
BULLET LISTS, noun. Plural of bullet list
BULLET LOAN, noun. (finance) A loan where the payment of the entire principal of the loan is due at the end of the loan term.
BULLET POINT, noun. An item of a bullet list.
BULLET POINTS, noun. Plural of bullet point
BULLET TIME, noun. (film) (video games) A visual effect in which the camera pans around a slowed-down object, such as a flying bullet.
BULLET TIME, noun. (video games) A mode in which gameplay slows down to allow the player to observe and maneuver around bullets or other fast moving objects.
BULLET TRAIN, noun. (rail transport) The shinkansen, a high-speed passenger train of Japan. Runs at speeds from 200-300 kilometers per hour.
BULLET TRAIN, noun. (rail transport) A high-speed train which resembles such a train.
BULLET TRAIN, noun. (informal) Suicide by small firearm; see take the bullet train.
BULLET TRAINS, noun. Plural of bullet train

Dictionary definition

BULLET, noun. A projectile that is fired from a gun.
BULLET, noun. A high-speed passenger train.
BULLET, noun. (baseball) a pitch thrown with maximum velocity; "he swung late on the fastball"; "he showed batters nothing but smoke".

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