ballistician

noun bal·lis·ti·cian \ ˌbalə̇ˈstishən \

Definition of ballistician

plural -s
:an authority on or one versed in ballistics; especially :a member of a police force who studies the evidence and determines the facts relating to the use of firearms in criminal cases

There's more!

Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!
Already a subscriber? Log in.

Origin and Etymology of ballistician

from ballistics, after such pairs as English statistics: statistician


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up ballistician? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

a strongly worded attack

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!