Bal*lis"tic (?), a.


Of or pertaining to the ballista, or to the art of hurling stones or missile weapons by means of an engine.


Pertaining to projection, or to a projectile.

Ballistic pendulum, an instrument consisting of a mass of wood or other material suspended as a pendulum, for measuring the force and velocity of projectiles by means of the arc through which their impact impels it.


© Webster 1913.

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