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bullet

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CIDE DICTIONARY

bulletn. [F. boulet, dim. of boule ball. See Bull an edict, and cf. Boulet.].
  •  A small ball.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A missile, usually of lead, and round or elongated in form, to be discharged from a rifle, musket, pistol, or other small firearm.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A cannon ball.  [1913 Webster]
    "A ship before Greenwich . . . shot off her ordnance, one piece being charged with a bullet of stone."  [1913 Webster]
  •  The fetlock of a horse.
    "[See Illust. under Horse.]"  [1913 Webster]
Bullet tree. See Bully tree. -- Bullet wood, the wood of the bullet tree.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

bullet, n. a small round or cylindrical missile with a pointed end, fired from a rifle, revolver, etc.

Idiom
bullet-headed having a round head.
Etymology
F boulet, boulette dimin. of boule ball f. L bulla bubble

THESAURUS

bullet

alpha decay, atom-chipping, atom-smashing, atomic disintegration, atomic reaction, atomization, ball, bar shot, barrel, beta decay, bird shot, bombardment, bowshot, breeding, bucket, buckshot, cannon, cannon shot, cannonball, case shot, chain reaction, cleavage, crossbar shot, detonation, discharge, disintegration series, dissociation, duck shot, dumdum bullet, ejection, exchange reaction, expanding bullet, fission, fission reaction, fleet, fly, fusillade, gamma decay, grape, grapeshot, gun, gunfire, gunshot, highball, hotfoot, ionization, langrel shot, manstopping bullet, neutron reaction, nonreversible reaction, nuclear fission, nucleization, pellet, photodisintegration, potshot, proton gun, proton reaction, reversible reaction, rifle ball, rocket, round shot, salvo, shell, shot, shrapnel, slug, split shot, splitting the atom, spray, stimulation, stoneshot, target, tattoo, thermonuclear reaction, volley, whiz, zip

ROGET THESAURUS

bullet

Arms

N arm, arms, weapon, deadly weapon, armament, armaments, armature, panoply, stand of arms, armor, armory, apparatus belli, ammunition, powder, powder and shot, cartridge, ball cartridge, cartouche, fireball, villainous saltpeter, dumdum bullet, explosive, gunpowder, guncotton, mercury fulminate, picrates, pentaerythritol tetranitrate, PETN, high explosive, trinitrotoluene, TNT, dynamite, melinite, cordite, lyddite, plastic explosive, plastique, pyroxyline, sword, saber, broadsword, cutlass, falchion, scimitar, cimeter, brand, whinyard, bilbo, glaive, glave, rapier, skean, Toledo, Ferrara, tuck, claymore, adaga, baselard, Lochaber ax, skean dhu, creese, kris, dagger, dirk, banger, poniard, stiletto, stylet, dudgeon, bayonet, sword-bayonet, sword-stick, side arms, foil, blade, steel, ax, bill, pole-ax, battle-ax, gisarme, halberd, partisan, tomahawk, bowie knife, ataghan, attaghan, yataghan, yatacban, assagai, assegai, good sword, trusty sword, naked sword, cold steel, club, mace, truncheon, staff, bludgeon, cudgel, life preserver, shillelah, sprig, hand staff, quarter staff, bat, cane, stick, knuckle duster, billy, blackjack, sandbag, waddy, gun, piece, firearms, artillery, ordnance, siege train, battering train, park, battery, cannon, gun of position, heavy gun, field piece, mortar, howitzer, carronade, culverin, basilisk, falconet, jingal, swivel, pederero, bouche a feu, petard, torpedo, mitrailleur, mitrailleuse, infernal machine, smooth bore, rifled cannon, Armstrong gun, Lancaster gun, Paixhan gun, Whitworth gun, Parrott gun, Krupp gun, Gatling gun, Maxim gun, machine gun, pompom, ten pounder, small arms, musket, musketry, firelock, fowling piece, rifle, fusil, caliver, carbine, blunderbuss, musketoon, Brown Bess, matchlock, harquebuss, arquebus, haguebut, pistol, postolet, petronel, small bore, breach-loader, muzzle-loader, revolver, repeater, Minis rifle, Enfield rifle, Flobert rifle, Westley Richards rifle, Snider rifle, Martini-Henry rifle, Lee-Metford rifle, Lee-Enfield rifle, Mauser rifle, magazine rifle, needle gun, chassepot, wind gun, air gun, automatic gun, automatic pistol, escopet, escopette, gunflint, gun- lock, hackbut, shooter, shooting iron, six-shooter, shotgun, Uzzi, assault rifle, Kalashnikov, bow, crossbow, balister, catapult, sling, battering ram, gunnery, ballistics, missile, bolt, projectile, shot, ball, grape, grape shot, canister shot, bar shot, cannon shot, langrel shot, langrage shot, round shot, chain shot, balista, ballista, slung shot, trebucbet, trebucket, bullet, slug, stone, brickbat, grenade, shell, bomb, carcass, rocket, congreve, congreve rocket, shrapnel, mitraille, levin bolt, levin brand, thunderbolt, pike, lance, spear, spontoon, javelin, dart, jereed, jerid, arrow, reed, shaft, bolt, boomerang, harpoon, gaff, eelspear, oxgoad, weet-weet, wommerah, cattle prod, chemical mace, en flute, nervos belli pecuniam infinitam.

Rotundity

N rotundity, roundness, cylindricity, sphericity, spheroidity, globosity, cylinder, cylindroid, cylindrical, barrel, drum, roll, roller, rouleau, column, rolling-pin, rundle, cone, conoid, pear shape, egg shape, bell shape, sphere, globe, ball, boulder, bowlder, spheroid, ellipsoid, oblong spheroid, oblate spheroid, prolate spheroid, drop, spherule, globule, vesicle, bulb, bullet, pellet, pelote, clew, pill, marble, pea, knob, pommel, horn, knot (convolution), curved surface, hypersphere, hyperdimensional surface, rotund, round, cylindric, cylindrical, cylindroid, columnar, lumbriciform, conic, conical, spherical, spheroidal, globular, globated, globous, globose, egg shaped, bell shaped, pear shaped, ovoid, oviform, gibbous, rixiform, campaniform, campanulate, campaniliform, fungiform, bead-like, moniliform, pyriform, bulbous, tres atque rotundus, round as an orange, round as an apple, round as a ball, round as a billiard ball, round as a cannon ball.


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