Meaning of ballistics

bal•lis•tics

Pronunciation: (bu-lis'tiks), [key]
— n. (usually used with a sing. v.)
  1. the science or study of the motion of projectiles, as bullets, shells, or bombs.
  2. the art or science of designing projectiles for maximum flight performance.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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