Projectile Sentence Examples
Jacobs Cavern was peculiarly rich in flint knives and projectile points.
In a vacuum, the projectile acted on by the force of projection begins to fall under the action of gravity immediately it leaves the bore, and under the combined action of these two forces the path of the projectile is a parabola.
In the motion of a projectile under gravity the hodograph is a vertical line described with constant velocity.
He was known as an expert in ancient Earth firearms and projectile weapons.
I still drink copious amounts of £ 8.50 cocktails, resulting in pink projectile vomit the next morning.
According to the theory above the stability is regained when the length is more than three diameters, so that a modern projectile with a cavity more than three diameters long should fly steadily when filled with water; while the old-fashioned type, not so elongated, would be highly unsteady; and for the same reason the gas bags of a dirigible balloon should be over rather than under three diameters long.
The parabola is the curve described by a projectile which moves in a non-resisting medium under the influence of gravity (see Mechanics).
In the fourth of Galileo's dialogues on mechanics, he demonstrated that the path described by a projectile, being the result of the combination of a uniform transverse motion with a uniformly accelerated vertical motion, must, apart from the resistance of the air, be a parabola.
Most games at the time used projectile weapons, but with the strong medieval Arabic theme in Prince of Persia, swordplay was an integral part in fighting enemies.
Pretty much, you'll want to use your sword since that has the most power, but if you hunger for projectile killing, then whip out your crossbow and fire machine gun-like arrows at your foes.Advertisement
If any of the instilled dye leaks into the eye, then the cornea has been perforated and a small projectile may be inside the eye.
He has a knife in his other hand that can be launched like a projectile to combat evildoers.
This imposing Imaginext castle includes a moving guard dragon to fend off enemies with a projectile shooting cannon.
Providing these soldiers with protective equipment includes gear that shields them from chemicals or projectile weapons as well as extreme weather.
Table of Rifling for Stability of an Elongated Projectile, x Calibres long, giving S the Angle of Rifling, and n the Pitch of Rifling in Calibres.Advertisement
Here the merit of nickel steel is not so much that it resists perforation, as that it does not crack even when deeply penetrated by a projectile.
Along its path, an individual projectile may create fast recoil atoms which in turn may initiate collision cascades of moving target atoms.
If fuze quick is desired or if a projectile that has only one fuze is requested, fuze is not indicated.
The gun uses magnetic coils to create a pulse of energy which can hurl a projectile at more than two miles per second.
Wedges should not be used due to the risk of them becoming a projectile (This has caused fatalities in the past ).Advertisement
The GPS guided 155-mm artillery projectile will hit with high precision even at ranges beyond 50 km.
For a projectile in which the ogival head is struck with a radius of 2 diameters, Bashforth puts K= o 975; on the other hand, for a flat-headed projectile, as required at proof-butts, = 1 .
He went on to deal with the case of projectiles, and was led to the conclusion that the motion in this case could be regarded as the result of superposing a horizontal motion with uniform velocity and a vertical motion with constant acceleration, the latter identical with that of a merely falling body; the inference being that the path of a projectile would be a parabola except for deviations attributed to contact with the air, and that in a vacuum this path would be accurately followed.
It was found that projectiles fired from a rifled gun deviated laterally from the line of Sights for fire owing to the axial spin of the projectile, and that if the r i fled spin were right-handed, as in the British service, the deviation was to the right.
Starting with the experimental values of p, for a standard projectile, fired under standard conditions in air of standard density, we proceed to the construction of the ballistic table.Advertisement
A more complicated case is illustrated by Sphaerobolus, where the entire mass of spores, enclosed in its own peridium, is suddenly shot up into the air like a bomb from a mortar by the elastic retroversion of a peculiar layer which, up to the last moment, surrounded the bomb, and then suddenly splits above, turns inside out, and drives the former as a projectile from a gun.
Another commonly received axiom was that no body could be affected by more than one movement at one time, and it was thus supposed that a cannon ball, or other projectile, moves forward in a right line until its first impulse is exhausted, when it falls vertically to the ground.
But there are cases in which the motions of both bodies are appreciable, and must be taken into accountsuch as the projection of projectiles, where the velocity of the recoil or backward motion of the gun bears an appreciable proportion to the forward motion of the projectile; and such as the propulsion of vessels, where the velocity of the water thrown backward by the paddle, screw or other propeller bears a very considerable proportion to the velocity of the water moved forwards and sideways by the ship. In cases of this kind the energy exerted by the effort is distributed between the two bodies between which the effort is exerted in shares proportional to the velocities of the two bodies during the action of the effort; and those velocities are to each other directly as the portions of the effort unbalanced by resistance on the respective bodies, and inversely as the weights of the bodies.
This weapon embodied all the essential features which distinguish the ordnance of to-day from the cannon of the middle ages - it was built up of rings of metal shrunk upon an inner steel barrel; it was loaded at the breech; it was rifled; and it threw, not a round ball, but an elongated projectile with ogival head.
The necessity for sights follows directly on investigation of the forces acting on a projectile during flight.
Thanks to the glass-hardness of this face, the projectile is arrested so abruptly that it is shattered, and its energy is delivered piecemeal by its fragments; but as the face is integrally united with the unhardened, ductile and slightly yielding interior and back, the plate, even if it is locally bent backwards somewhat by the blow, neither cracks nor flakes.
This steadiness may vary during the flight of the projectile, as the shot may be unsteady for some distance after leaving the muzzle, afterwards steadying down, like a spinning-top. Again, a may increase as the gun wears out, after firing a number of rounds.