Associations to the word «Pellet»


PELLET, noun. A small, compressed, hard chunk of matter.
PELLET, noun. A lead projectile used as ammunition in rifled air guns.
PELLET, noun. Compressed byproduct of digestion regurgitated by owls. Serves as a waste disposal mechanism for indigestible parts of food, such as fur and bones.
PELLET, noun. (heraldiccharge) A roundel sable (black circular spot; also called ogress).
PELLET, verb. To form into pellets
PELLET, verb. To strike with pellets
PELLET DRUM, noun. (musical instrument) A drum (membranophone) that has two heads and produces sound through two pellets, tied to the body of the drum and manipulated so as to strike the heads.
PELLET DRUMS, noun. Plural of pellet drum
PELLET GUN, noun. A small gun that propels a pellet by using a compressed spring, rather than an explosion of gunpowder or other means.
PELLET GUN, noun. A low-power air pistol.
PELLET GUNS, noun. Plural of pellet gun
PELLET MOULDING, noun. (architecture) A narrow band ornamented with small flat disks.
PELLET MOULDINGS, noun. Plural of pellet moulding
PELLET STOVE, noun. A stove that burns compressed wood or biomass pellets.
PELLET STOVES, noun. Plural of pellet stove

Dictionary definition

PELLET, noun. A small sphere.
PELLET, noun. A solid missile discharged from a firearm; "the shot buzzed past his ear".

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