Examples from the Web for projectile
The traces are counted out on a sloping glass desk, and the time of flight of a projectile between two or more screens is found.
In all such cases, if the projectile was lodged in the orbit, the eye was removed together with the projectile.The Australian Army Medical Corps in Egypt|James W. Barrett
This projectile was discharged from a powerful air-gun—the walking-stick form—provided with a force-pump and key.The Red Thumb Mark|R. Austin Freeman
Multiple Fluting—multiple fluting is the result of the removal of more than one channel flake from one face of a projectile point.Handbook of Alabama Archaeology: Part I Point Types|James W. Cambron
No projectile or fragment of the plate or projectile must get wholly through the plate and backing.
British Dictionary definitions for projectile
Word Origin for projectile
Word Origin and History for projectile
1660s, from Modern Latin projectilis, from Latin proiectus, past participle of proicere (see project (n.)). Projectile vomiting attested from 1985.