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ballistic

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Adjective
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bal=lis=tic

CIDE DICTIONARY

ballistica. 
  •  Of or pertaining to the ballista, or to the art of hurling stones or missile weapons by means of an engine.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Pertaining to ballistics{2}, or to a projectile in a gravitational field.  [1913 Webster]
  •  frenzied; very angry; -- used mostly in the phrase go ballistic.  [PJC]
Ballistic pendulum, an instrument consisting of a mass of wood or other material suspended as a pendulum, for measuring the force and velocity of projectiles by means of the arc through which their impact impels it.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

ballistic, adj.
1 of or relating to projectiles.
2 moving under the force of gravity only.

Idiom
ballistic missile a missile which is initially powered and guided but falls under gravity on its target.
Derivative
ballistically adv.
Etymology
BALLISTA + -IC

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