ballistic ballistic  /bə ˈlɪ stɪk/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) relating to or characteristic of the motion of objects moving under their own momentum and the force of gravity

Usage(s):

  1. The Air Force stood that sort of talk as long as it could, then leaked a story about using its Thor intermediate-range ballistic missile to put up a 1,000-lb.
  2. The PRC's Indigenous Ballistic Missile Design Capabilities.
  3. This permits the use of smaller-diameter sea-launched ballistic missiles and mobile missiles to strike long-range targets.

News

  1. Chinese Hackers Stole U.S. Weapons System Designs

    These include several missile defense systems, such as the Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense System, the Terminal High Altitude Aerial Defense, and the Patriot Advanced Capability-3.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Heritage Foundation

  2. Vans Unveils OTW Collection Fall 2013 Ballistic Pack

    After unveiling the Ballistic Pack for its Vans Classic Fall 2013 line, the shoe brand follows with the same pack for its OTW Collection.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Baller Status

  3. Tri-Valley What's Happening: Ballistic United Soccer Club online registration for upcoming fall season for the ...

    Ballistic United Soccer Club -- Online registration for upcoming fall season for the Pleasanton Recreational Soccer League. For boys, ages 5-19. Must register by June 30 to avoid $50 additional fee.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Tri-Valley Herald

Quotes

  1. "Let me be clear: Iran's nuclear and ballistic missile activity poses a real threat, not just to the United States, but to Iran's neighbors and our allies," Obama said "The Czech Republic and Poland have been courageous in agreeing to host a...
    on Apr 5, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: FOXNews

  2. Rice accused Iran of "pursuing nuclear technologies that can lead to a nuclear weapon; building dangerous ballistic missiles; supporting Shia militants in Iraq and terrorists in Iraq, Afghanistan, Lebanon and the Palestinian territories; and denying...
    on Oct 25, 2007 By: Condoleezza Rice Source: CNN

  3. "But it is clear that the Iranian nuclear program and the Iranian ballistic missile program is a matter of grave concern," Regev said.
    on Jul 9, 2008 By: Mark Regev Source: Forbes

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