Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
- (UK) IPA(key): /pɹə(ʊ)ˈdʒɛktʌɪl/, /pɹə(ʊ)ˈdʒɛktɪl/
- IPA(key): /pɹəˈdʒɛk.taɪl/
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- Hyphenation: pro‧ject‧ile
projectile (plural projectiles)
- an object intended to be or having been fired from a weapon.
- (physics) any object propelled through space by the application of a force.
object intended to be or having been fired from a weapon
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projectile (not comparable)
- Projecting or impelling forward.
- a projectile force; a projectile weapon
- Caused or imparted by impulse or projection; impelled forward.
- projectile motion
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projectile m (plural projectiles)