Meaning of projectile
Pronunciation: (pru-jek'til, -tīl), [key]
- an object fired from a gun with an explosive propelling charge, such as a bullet, shell, rocket, or grenade.
- a body projected or impelled forward, as through the air.
- impelling or driving forward, as a force.
- caused by impulse, as motion.
- capable of being impelled forward, as a missile.
- protrusile, as the jaws of a fish.
- projectile (Thesaurus)