Definitions for bullet
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word bullet.
a projectile that is fired from a gun
bullet train, bulletnoun
a high-speed passenger train
fastball, heater, smoke, hummer, bulletnoun
(baseball) a pitch thrown with maximum velocity
"he swung late on the fastball"; "he showed batters nothing but smoke"
A projectile, usually of metal, shot from a gun at high speed.
Ammunition for a sling or slingshot which has been manufactured for such use.
A printed symbol in the form of a solid circle, (), often used for marking items in a list. (see also bulleted)
An entire round of unfired ammunition for a firearm, including the projectile, the cartridge casing, the propellant charge, etc.
A large scheduled repayment of the principal of a loan; a balloon payment.
A rejection letter, as for employment, admission to a school or a competition.
John's not going to any of his top schools; he got a bullet from the last of them yesterday.
One year of prison time
An ace (the playing card).
Anything that is projected extremely fast.
To draw attention to (text) by, or as if by, placing a graphic bullet in front of it.
To speed, like a bullet.
Their debut started slow, but bulleted to number six in its fourth week.
To make a shot, especially with great speed.
He bulleted a header for his first score of the season.
Very fast .
Etymology: From boulette.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
A round ball of metal, usually shot out of guns.
Etymology: boulet, Fr.
As when the devilish ironengine wrought
In deepest hell, and fram’d by furies skill,
With windy nitre and quick sulphur fraught,
And ramm’d with bullet round, ordain’d to kill. Fairy Q. b. i.
Giaffer, their leader, desperately fighting amongst the foremost of the janizaries, was at once shot with two bullets, and slain. Richard Knolles, History of the Turks.
And as the built, so different is the fight;
Their mounting shot is on our sails design’d:
Deep in their hulls our deadly bullets light,
And through the yielding planks a passage find. Dryden.
a small ball
a missile, usually of lead, and round or elongated in form, to be discharged from a rifle, musket, pistol, or other small firearm
a cannon ball
the fetlock of a horse
A bullet is a projectile propelled by a firearm, sling, or air gun. Bullets do not normally contain explosives, but damage the intended target by impact and penetration. The word "bullet" is sometimes colloquially used to refer to ammunition in general, or to a cartridge, which is a combination of the bullet, case/shell, powder, and primer. This use of 'bullet' when 'cartridge' is intended, leads to confusion when the components of a cartridge are discussed or intended. See the reference section for more detail.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
bool′et, n. the projectile of lead or other metal discharged from any kind of small-arm: a plumb or sinker in fishing.—n. Bull′et-head, a head round like a bullet: (U.S.) an obstinate fellow.—adjs. Bull′et-head′ed; Bull′et-proof, proof against bullets. [Fr. boulet, dim. of boule, a ball—L. bulla. See Bull, an edict.]
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'bullet' in Nouns Frequency: #2599
The numerical value of bullet in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of bullet in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
There's no silver bullet on improving returns in a flat commodity price environment, you roll up your sleeves and you get to work on all the little things.
As his cousin exited the bathroom, which was inside the room, they fired five bullets, one bullet in the head, one in the chest and three in his body, they took Azzam and placed him in the wheelchair they brought the woman in and they exited the room preventing anyone from giving medical aid to the young man lying on the floor.
Teachers are willing to take a bullet for Dana Johnson . kids. Dana Johnson . shouldn't have to be willing to, in the middle of a pandemic, die from a disease because Dana Johnson . want to be teachers.
Basically we're one bullet away from death, and one mistake away from indictment so why roll the dice with my future when I can go do something else ?
It's never enough, there's no such thing as a silver bullet.
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Translations for bullet
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- balaCatalan, Valencian
- kulka, odrážkaCzech
- bullet, kugle, projektil, punkttegnDanish
- Kugel, AufzählungszeichenGerman
- σφαίρα, βούλαGreek
- proyectil, balaSpanish
- pallura, pati, kertamaksu, luettelopallo, kertaerä, kuula, kuti, bumerangi, luoti, ammusFinnish
- kúla, skotFaroese
- puce, balleFrench
- kûgelWestern Frisian
- peilearScottish Gaelic
- balHaitian Creole
- skot, byssukúla, kúlaIcelandic
- 弾丸, 弾, ビュレットJapanese
- fîşek, telqe, گوله, gulleKurdish
- lode, punktsLatvian
- pelor, peluruMalay
- balla, dottMaltese
- bikʼáʼNavajo, Navaho
- нӕмыгOssetian, Ossetic
- pocisk, kulaPolish
- halíce, glonț, glonteRomanian
- патрон, пуля, буллит, маркер спискаRussian
- metak, метак, тане, taneSerbo-Croatian
- mermi, kurşunTurkish
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