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Synonyms for projectile

Synonyms for projectile

a weapon that is forcibly thrown or projected at a targets but is not self-propelled

impelling or impelled forward

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the projectile launched by the Columbiad of Stones Hill had been detected by Messrs.
It ended with the double hypothesis: either the attraction of the moon would draw it to herself, and the travelers thus attain their end; or that the projectile, held in one immutable orbit, would gravitate around the lunar disc to all eternity.
First, errors of observation, concerning the distance of the projectile from the surface of the moon, for on the 11th of December it was impossible to see it; and what Joseph T.
Now these men, as clever as they were daring, had survived the terrible shock consequent on their departure, and it is their journey in the projectile car which is here related in its most dramatic as well as in its most singular details.
by 52@ 41' 20'', a space which corresponds to the path which she will describe during the entire journey of the projectile.
The projectile ought to be propelled with an initial velocity of 12,000 yards per second.
Karbala / National Iraqi News Agency / nina / -The Directorate of Internal Affairs and Security in Karbala, found a pile of ammunition and projectiles north-west of the province.
On the evening of 16 November, the SMM camera at the Donetsk Filtration Station (15km north of Donetsk) recorded, in sequence, an undetermined explosion, two projectiles in flight from east to west, three undetermined explosions, a projectile from east to west, a projectile from west to east, an undetermined explosion, eight projectiles from east to west, an undetermined explosion, four projectiles from east to west, an undetermined explosion, 15 projectiles from east to west, a projectile from west to east, four undetermined explosions, seven projectiles from east to west, two undetermined explosions, a projectile from south to north, and two undetermined explosions, all 0.
It is very challenging for researchers to detect incoming subsonic ammunition or projectiles fired from silenced weapons.
Riyadh, Muharram 1, 1439, Sep 21, 2017, SPA -- An official source at the Coalition Command stated that there Katyusha projectiles were fallen today morning on a mountain village in Al-Arda Governorate.
While the Pentagon will not likely be issuing portable railguns to soldiers anytime soon, the Army's recent development means that electromagnetic projectiles could appear on the battlefield in the near future.
New and emerging technologies such as directed energy, cyber engineering, and hypervelocity projectiles are continuously under research, development, test, and evaluation at Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD).
Saudi southern border areas have recently been the target of projectiles fired from Yemen, which left human and material damage.
5) To the investigator's knowledge, only four other reports of lead toxicity secondary to retained projectiles have been published from 1979 to the present.
KyLyS (CyHAN)- Two rocket projectiles, which were thrown from Syria, fell on a waste area in the southeastern province of Kilis on Friday.