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  • nounbullet
  • nounweapon

synonyms for projectiles

  • missile
  • rocket
  • shell
  • bullet
  • rocket
  • dart
  • arrow
  • missile
  • bomb
  • shaft
  • shell
  • shot
  • spear
  • torpedo
  • impelling
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Left on a picket boat with Birdie to board my destroyer to an accompaniment of various denominations of projectiles.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
Her plating was but pine wood to the steel projectiles, flying with almost the swiftness of a minnie bullet.
THE BOYS OF '61CHARLES CARLETON COFFIN.
Except for a handful of projectiles fired off from the moon daily, there was almost no weapon in use against them.
SECOND VARIETYPHILIP KINDRED DICK
Factories a long way under ground, behind the Soviet lines, factories that had once made atomic projectiles, now almost forgotten.
SECOND VARIETYPHILIP KINDRED DICK
The projectiles, it was discovered later, came from mortars of a kind the existence of which had not been suspected.
INVENTIONBRADLEY A. FISKE
A spray of projectiles spread toward Shelby but the slave's aim was bad and none of them took effect.
THE REVOLT OF THE STAR MENRAYMOND GALLUN
They seized upon four million slaves and hurled them like immense projectiles against our civilization.
THE BROKEN SWORDDENNISON WORTHINGTON
Thus, under a hail of projectiles that eventually killed him, Lieutenant Wauton remained unmoved at his outlook for submarines.
THE HEROIC RECORD OF THE BRITISH NAVYARCHIBALD HURD
The poor elephant only succumbs after receiving so great a number of projectiles that his body resembles an enormous porcupine.
THE DESERT WORLDARTHUR MANGIN
But there were scholars who were holding Paris in siege, and hurling projectiles against the monuments!
BOUVARD AND PCUCHET, PART 2GUSTAVE FLAUBERT
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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