Definitions for ballisticbəˈlɪs tɪk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

bal•lis•ticbəˈlɪs tɪk(adj.)

  1. of or pertaining to ballistics.

    Category: Physics, Rocketry

  2. having its motion determined or describable by the laws of exterior ballistics.

    Category: Physics, Rocketry

Idioms for ballistic:

  1. go ballistic, to become overwrought or irrational.

Origin of ballistic:

1765–75; ballist (a ) + -ic


Princeton's WordNet

  1. ballistic(adj)

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

    "ballistic missile"


  1. ballistic(Adjective)

    Or relating to ballistics.

  2. ballistic(Adjective)

    Or relating to projectiles moving under their own momentum, air drag, gravity and sometimes rocket power

  3. ballistic(Adjective)

    Very angry.

    When he heard him lie about it, he went ballistic.

  4. Origin: From ballista.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ballistic(adj)

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

  2. Ballistic(adj)

    pertaining to projection, or to a projectile


  1. Ballistic

    Ballistic is a fictional superhero from the Image Comics comic book series Cyberforce. Created by Marc Silvestri, she first appeared in 1991.


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