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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Projectile \Pro*ject"ile\, adjective [Cf. F. projectile.]

1. Projecting or impelling forward; as, a projectile force.

2. Caused or imparted by impulse or projection; impelled forward; as, projectile motion. --Arbuthnot.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Projectile \Pro*ject"ile\, noun [Cf. F. projectile.]

1. A body projected, or impelled forward, by force; especially, a missile adapted to be shot from a firearm.

2. pl. (Mech.) A part of mechanics which treats of the motion, range, time of flight, etc., of bodies thrown or driven through the air by an impelling force.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

dynamical \dynamical\ adjective [Narrower terms: {can-do}; {driving}; {energizing, energising, kinetic}; {forceful, slashing, vigorous}; {projectile}; {propellant, propellent, propelling, propulsive}; {renascent, resurgent}; {self-propelled, self-propelling}; {high-octane, high-powered, high-power, high-voltage}] [WordNet 1.5] Dynamically \Dy*nam"ic*al*ly\, adverb In accordance with the principles of dynamics or moving forces. --J. Peile.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

projectile

adjective

1: impelling or impelled forward; "a projectile force"; "a projectile missile"

noun

1: a weapon that is forcibly thrown or projected at a targets but is not self-propelled [syn: {projectile}, {missile}]

2: any vehicle self-propelled by a rocket engine [syn: {rocket}, {projectile}]


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