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- Rhymes: -ɛlɪt
pellet (plural pellets)
- A small, compressed, hard chunk of matter.
- a pellet of wood, paper, or ore
- A lead projectile used as ammunition in rifled air guns.
- Compressed byproduct of digestion regurgitated by owls. Serves as a waste disposal mechanism for indigestible parts of food, such as fur and bones.
- (heraldry) A roundel sable (black circular spot; also called ogress).
- One of the short conductive tubes in a Pelletron particle accelerator.
A small, compressed, hard chunk of matter
A lead projectile used as ammunition in rifled air guns
Compressed byproduct of digestion regurgitated by owls
- To form into pellets
- To strike with pellets
- (to form into pellets) pelletize
- Nominative plural form of pelle.
- Second-person plural subjunctive I of pellen.
pellet m (plural pellets)
- pellet (projectile)