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Definition

ballistic |bəˈlistik|

adjective [ attrib. ]

1 of or relating to projectiles or their flight.

2 moving under the force of gravity only.

PHRASES

go ballistic informal fly into a rage.

DERIVATIVES

ballistically |-ik(ə)lē| adverb

ORIGIN late 18th cent.: from ballista + -ic .

ballista |bəˈlistə|

noun ( pl. -tae |-tē| or -tas )

a catapult used in ancient warfare for hurling large stones.

• a large crossbow for firing a spear.

ORIGIN early 16th cent.: from Latin, based on Greek ballein ‘to throw.’

New store sightings

What's new in my collection!:

Besetter tank attack anim 05:29, December 22, 2011 (UTC)


*grabs le Pyrus Volkaos and gets out before getting murdered by Bendo*

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