pro·jec·tile /prəˈʤɛktḷ, ˌtaɪl, ||ˈprɑʤɪkˌtaɪl/
1. Projecting or impelling forward; as, a projectile force.
2. Caused or imparted by impulse or projection; impelled forward; as, projectile motion.
1. A body projected, or impelled forward, by force; especially, a missile adapted to be shot from a firearm.
2. pl. Mech. A part of mechanics which treats of the motion, range, time of flight, etc., of bodies thrown or driven through the air by an impelling force.
adj : impelling or impelled forward; "a projectile force"; "a
n : a weapon that is thrown or projected [syn: missile]