Examples of projectile in a Sentence
The cannon fires a ten-pound projectile.
Someone threw a projectile at her car.
Recent Examples of projectile from the Web
Do wear eye protection as projectiles will be flying, and be very careful not to strip the bark off trees and shrubs.
Militants responded by firing another projectile that was intercepted, the army said.
Israeli police said that militants from the Islamic Jihad group fired 130 projectiles, apparently in retaliation for Israel's killing of three guerrillas on Sunday.
Venus flytraps, as well as robots inspired by Venus flytraps—and modeling the interactions of minuscule springs, latches, projectiles, and motors.
As Besiktas manager Senol Gunes tried to separate a scuffle near the sideline, the coach was struck on the head with a projectile and fell to the ground.
The Israeli military said most of the projectiles fired Tuesday were intercepted, but three soldiers were wounded.
The Israeli military said most of the projectiles were intercepted, but three soldiers were wounded, raising the chances of further Israeli retaliation.
But the high volume of projectiles came as tensions have been running high along the Israel-Gaza border.
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PROJECTILE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of projectile for English Language Learners
: something (such as a bullet or rocket) that is shot from a weapon
: something (such as a rock) that is thrown as a weapon
PROJECTILE Defined for Kids
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