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  1. soft-nosedadjective

    (of a bullet) made of soft material that expands on impact


  1. soft-nosed

    Soft-nosed refers to a type of bullet that has a soft point at its tip instead of being fully covered in a hard shell. This design allows for greater expansion upon impact, causing more damage than full-metal jacket bullets. In a broader context, the term can also mean being sensitive or easily upset, often used to describe a person who is emotionally soft.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of soft-nosed in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of soft-nosed in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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