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ballistic

Pronunciation: /bəˈlɪstɪk/

Translation of ballistic in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • balístico to go ballistic [colloquial/familiar] ponerse* hecho un basilisco [colloquial/familiar], ponerse* hecho una furia [colloquial/familiar]
    Example sentences
    • The vehicle system is a turreted, armored, all-wheel drive vehicle that provides increased ballistic and land mine protection.
    • Mounted onto a stock with the addition of a winch, ratchet apparatus, and trigger mechanism, much further distances and much greater ballistic forces were achieved.
    • This complete loss of memory after 0.1 ps reduces the amount of ballistic motion of atoms inside a void.

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