What Does Ballistics Mean?


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As a noun the term ballistics could be used to mean the trajectory of any given object which is in free flight. A synonym for the term in this sense would be ballistic trajectory. It could be the science of flight dynamics; that is study involving the dynamics of projectiles. It could be study of the specific flight characteristics seen in projectiles; of the functioning of different firearms; of the flight, firing as well as effects of ammunition.
As an adjective ballistics means relating to, engaging in or of the study of ballistics. It could be a ballistics lab; or ballistics experts.
A related noun is ballistician. Other related terms are terminal ballistic, ballistics test, intermediate ballistics, external ballistics, forensic ballistics, wound ballistics and transition ballistics.

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