Meaning of ballistics


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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