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  1. boattail(Noun)

    The progressively narrowing rear end of a bullet or ballistic missile that is designed to reduce drag

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  1. boattail

    The conical section of a ballistic body that progressively decreases in diameter toward the tail to reduce overall aerodynamic drag.

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