Origin of ballistic
Examples from the Web for ballistically
Historical Examples of ballistically
Rearmament of our Cavalry with a 6-millimetre carbine, ballistically equal in all respects to the rifle of the Infantry.Cavalry in Future Wars
Frederick von Bernhardi.
There is a higher velocity and everything about the cartridge is better than the .38 S&W, ballistically.Warren Commission (3 of 26): Hearings Vol. III (of 15)
The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
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.