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bullet US English

A projectile for firing from a rifle, revolver, or other small firearm, typically made of metal, cylindrical and pointed, and sometimes containing an explosive

bullet US Thesaurus

the bullet was taken to the police lab

bullet point US English

Each of several items in a list, preceded by a bullet symbol for emphasis

bullet train US English

A high-speed passenger train

magic bullet US English

A medicine or other remedy, especially an undiscovered or hypothetical one, with wonderful or highly specific properties

rubber bullet US English

A large projectile made of rubber and shot from a firearm, used especially in riot control

silver bullet US English

A bullet made of silver, used in fiction as a supposedly magical method of killing werewolves

plastic bullet US English

A bullet made of PVC or another plastic material, typically used by security and police forces for riot control

dodge a bullet US English

Manage to avoid a difficult or unwelcome situation

bite the bullet US English

Decide to do something difficult or unpleasant that one has been putting off or hesitating over

dodge a bullet in bullet US English

Manage to avoid a difficult or unwelcome situation

bulletproof US English

Designed to resist the penetration of bullets

bite the bullet in bite US English

Decide to do something difficult or unpleasant that one has been putting off or hesitating over

dumdum US English

A kind of soft-nosed bullet that expands on impact

dumdum bullet in dumdum US English

A kind of soft-nosed bullet that expands on impact