Definitions for bulletproofˈbʊl ɪtˌpruf

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

bul•let•proofˈbʊl ɪtˌpruf(adj.)

  1. capable of resisting or absorbing the impact of a bullet.

  2. (v.t.)to make (something) bulletproof.

Origin of bulletproof:

1855–60

Princeton's WordNet

  1. unassailable, unshakable, watertight, bulletproof(adj)

    without flaws or loopholes

    "an ironclad contract"; "a watertight alibi"; "a bulletproof argument"

  2. bulletproof(verb)

    not penetrable by bullets

    "bulletproof glass"; "bulletproof vest"

  3. bulletproof(verb)

    make bulletproof

    "bulletproof the car"

Wiktionary

  1. bulletproof(Verb)

    To make proof against bullets.

  2. bulletproof(Verb)

    to make resistant to failure.

    We have to bulletproof this program before we let the users at it; check every input, catch every possible flaw...it must not fail in use.

  3. bulletproof(Adjective)

    Capable of withstanding a direct shot by a bullet fired from a gun.

  4. bulletproof(Adjective)

    reliable, infallible, sturdy or error-tolerant.

  5. bulletproof(Adjective)

    Unbreakable, very tough.

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. bulletproof

    Used of an algorithm or implementation considered extremely robust; lossage-resistant; capable of correctly recovering from any imaginable exception condition — a rare and valued quality. Implies that the programmer has thought of all possible errors, and added code to protect against each one. Thus, in some cases, this can imply code that is too heavyweight, due to excessive paranoia on the part of the programmer. Syn. armor-plated.

Freebase

  1. Bulletproofing

    Bulletproofing is the process of making something capable of stopping a bullet or similar high velocity projectiles e.g. shrapnel. The term bullet resistance is often preferred because few, if any, practical materials provide complete protection against all types of bullets, or multiple hits in the same location. Bullet designs vary widely, not only according to the particular firearm used, but also within individual cartridge designs. As a result, whilst so-called "bullet-proof" panels may successfully prevent penetration by standard 7.62x39mm bullets containing lead cores, the same panels may easily be defeated by 7.62 x 39 mm armor piercing bullets containing hardened steel penetrators. Bullet-resistant materials are usually rigid, but may be supple. They may be complex, such as Kevlar, Lexan, and carbon fiber composite materials, or they may be basic and simple, such as steel or titanium. Bullet resistant materials are often used in law enforcement and military applications, to protect personnel from death or serious injuries.


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bulletproof

ajdective that can stop bullets from penetrating it.

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