The meteors that riddled the ship were projectiles shot from their station on Jupiter.
Ballistics—the science dealing with the motion of projectiles.
Hence the importance of imparting a high velocity to projectiles in war.
Projectiles began to fall still more frequently in the battery.
We had protection from Yankee projectiles, but none from those of Old Sol.
She equips the navies of the world with projectiles and range-finders.
No one can have an idea of how demoralising this rain of projectiles was.
From Tuesday to Sunday the Prussians hurled 25,000 projectiles at us.
Now the flattop shot off plane after plane, as if they were projectiles.
All the water round the gunboats was torn into foam by the projectiles.