- ballistic camera,
- ballistic galvanometer,
- ballistic missile,
- ballistic pendulum,
- ballistic trajectory
Origin of ballistic
Examples from the Web for ballistic
Russia is also working on new a fleet of ballistic missile submarines, attack submarines to operate under the ice caps.
What is basically being attempted is a ballistic, sub-orbital flight, like a ride atop a short-range missile.Branson’s Galactic Obstacles: Tom Bower Puts a Damper on Virgin’s Space Flight Dreams|Clive Irving|January 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Police arrested Lonnie Franklin Jr. in the summer of 2010, when DNA and ballistic evidence linked him to the slayings.LAPD Launches Manhunt for Prolific Serial ‘Teardrop Rapist’|Christine Pelisek|April 25, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Sanctions failed to prevent North Korea from developing nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles to deliver them.
This cannon (Fig. 2) is similar to that used in the ballistic pendulum.
Rifle and ballistic pendulums on the northeast, and the steam boiler house on the northwest portions.History of the Confederate Powder Works|Geo. W. Rains
Given the ballistic coefficient C, the initial velocity V, and a range of R yds.
As for the ballistic properties of the piece, they are very remarkable.
But a rule of thumb might be attacks on a target beyond range of surface-based fires except for ballistic or cruise missiles.Shock and Awe|Harlan K. Ullman
1775, "pertaining to thrown objects," ultimately from Greek ballein "to throw" (see ballistics). Of rockets or missiles (ones that are guided while under propulsion, but fall freely), from 1949. Ballistic missile first attested 1954; they attain extreme heights, hence figurative expression go ballistic (1981) "become irrationally angry."
see go ballistic.