Associations to the word «Projectile»

Pictures for the word «Projectile»


PROJECTILE, noun. An object intended to be or having been fired from a weapon.
PROJECTILE, noun. (physics) any object propelled through space by the application of a force.
PROJECTILE, adjective. Projecting or impelling forward.
PROJECTILE, adjective. Caused or imparted by impulse or projection; impelled forward.
PROJECTILE POINT, noun. (archaeology) The head or tip of a shaft that is thrown (that is, projected away from the user) as a weapon.
PROJECTILE POINTS, noun. Plural of projectile point
PROJECTILE VOMIT, verb. To vomit with great expulsive force, so that the material expelled is projected away from the source.
PROJECTILE VOMITED, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of projectile vomit
PROJECTILE VOMITING, verb. Present participle of projectile vomit
PROJECTILE VOMITS, verb. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of projectile vomit

Dictionary definition

PROJECTILE, noun. A weapon that is forcibly thrown or projected at a targets but is not self-propelled.
PROJECTILE, noun. Any vehicle self-propelled by a rocket engine.
PROJECTILE, adjective. Impelling or impelled forward; "a projectile force"; "a projectile missile".

Wise words

We should have a great fewer disputes in the world if words were taken for what they are, the signs of our ideas only, and not for things themselves.
John Locke