Meaning of bullet

bul•let

Pronunciation: (bool'it), [key]
— n., v., -let•ed, -let•ing.
—n.
  1. a small metal projectile, part of a cartridge, for firing from small arms. See diag. under
  2. a cartridge.
  3. a small ball.
  4. a heavy dot for marking paragraphs or otherwise calling attention to or itemizing particular sections of text, esp. in display advertising.
  5. an ace.
  6. to force oneself to perform a painful, difficult task or to endure an unpleasant situation: We'll just have to bite the bullet and pay higher taxes.
—v.i.
  1. to move swiftly.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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