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From Latin ballista (“a military siege engine for throwing stones”).
- IPA: /bəˈlɪst.ɪk/
- (not comparable) Or relating to ballistics.
- (comparable) Or relating to projectiles moving under their own momentum, air drag, gravity and sometimes rocket power
- (comparable, slang) Very angry.
- When he heard him lie about it, he went ballistic.