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ballistics
American English: /bəˈlɪstɪks/
British English: /bəˈlɪstɪks/

Translation of ballistics in Spanish:

noun

  • (+ singular verb)
    Example sentences
    • In addition, there were other equally profound developments in areas such as firearms and ballistics, mechanics, shipbuilding, mining, distillation, and anatomy, to name but a few.
    • Transitional ballistics is a complex science that involves a number of variables that are not fully understood; therefore, it is not an exact science.
    • Vidocq may not, as his admirers claim, have invented fingerprinting and the science of ballistics, but he did show the importance of keeping detailed criminal records.

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