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a high-speed passenger train

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(baseball) a pitch thrown with maximum velocity

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* 5.56mm SS109--also known as the 5.56mm NATO, it uses a rimless, bottlenecked case 45mm topped with a 62-grain FMJ boat-tail bullet with a velocity of 3000 fps.
boat-tail bullet for machine gun use, where poorer accuracy was second to extended range.
A 198-grain spitzer boat-tail bullet was therefore adopted in the early 1920s.
Boat-tail bullets are designed so that the last 1/10th of the shank is tapered.
Depending on the cartridge, standard VOR-TX is offered with TSX, TTSX and TTSX Boat-tail bullets in 15 cartridges from.223 Remington to.338 Winchester Magnum (plus the great old.45-70).