projectile

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK) IPA: /prə(ʊ)ˈdʒɛktʌɪl/ or /prə(ʊ)ˈdʒɛktɪl/
  • IPA: /pɹəˈdʒɛk.taɪl/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: pro‧ject‧ile

Noun[change]

Singular
projectile

Plural
projectiles

  1. An object that is fired from a weapon.
  2. An object that is propelled by force.
    An object that is thrown is called a projectile.