Idioms about ballistic
Origin of ballistic
OTHER WORDS FROM ballisticbal·lis·ti·cal·ly, adverb
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How to use ballistic in a sentence
There was one known albanerpetontid specimen that did have a long, thin bone preserved near its skull, and “I suspected for a long time that they had some sort of ballistic tongue mechanism,” she says.An ancient amphibian is the oldest known animal with a slingshot tongue|Carolyn Gramling|November 5, 2020|Science News
Megan Squire, a professor at North Carolina’s Elon University, has monitored extremist-group members who lay ballistic vests flat and post pictures, like so-called unboxing videos popular on YouTube.Americans are frantically buying military gear before the election|Rachel Schallom|October 24, 2020|Fortune
Meanwhile, air circulation and filtration won’t offer much protection from “ballistic” transmission—the ejection of droplets from someone who coughs, sneezes, or talks loudly.Winter will make the pandemic worse. Here’s what you need to know.|David Rotman|October 8, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Cameron said his team of investigators reconstructed the events that took place that night by reviewing ballistics evidence, 911 calls, police radio traffic, and interviews.Protesters hit the streets for a second night after officers aren’t charged with killing Breonna Taylor|Fabiola Cineas|September 25, 2020|Vox
According to the ballistics report, Mattingly was shot once by a 9 mm handgun, the gun that belonged to Kenneth Walker, Taylor’s boyfriend.Protesters hit the streets for a second night after officers aren’t charged with killing Breonna Taylor|Fabiola Cineas|September 25, 2020|Vox
And the Republicans are going to go ballistic, especially on immigration.For Obama, Hell Week Has Arrived|Michael Tomasky|November 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Russia is also working on new a fleet of ballistic missile submarines, attack submarines to operate under the ice caps.Russia Preps Its North Pole Invasion|Dave Majumdar|November 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Our right wing went absolutely ballistic this past summer over 60,000 kids, who came here for reasons we helped create.Ebola and America’s Childish Narcissism|Michael Tomasky|October 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The latest showdown between the U.S. and Russia could go ballistic.Congress Targets Russia’s ‘Satan’ Missile|Eli Lake|May 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The S-300 deploys sophisticated radars, launch vehicles and missiles to shoot aircraft and even ballistic missiles out of the sky.Russia’s Ace in the Hole: a Super-Missile It Can Sell to Iran|Eli Lake|April 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Meta took the ship into the stratosphere, in a high ballistic arc that ended at the islands.Deathworld|Harry Harrison
From a ballistic standpoint this cartridge was virtually obsolete.America's Munitions 1917-1918|Benedict Crowell
This causes a ballistic throw proportional to the induction through the bar at the moment when the two portions were separated.
Between the magnetizing coils is a small induction coil D, which is connected with a ballistic galvanometer.
The ends of this coil were carried to a distant part of the laboratory, and connected to a sensitive ballistic galvanometer.
British Dictionary definitions for ballistic
Derived forms of ballisticballistically, adverb
Other Idioms and Phrases with ballistic
see go ballistic.