HyperDic: pellet

English > 2 senses of the word pellet:
NOUNshapepelleta small sphere
artifactpellet, shota solid missile discharged from a firearm
pellet > pronunciation
Soundspeh'laht
Rhymesabbot ... zealot / Zealot: 372 rhymes with aht...
English > pellet: 2 senses > noun 1, shape
MeaningA small sphere.
Broaderball, globe, orbAn object with a spherical shape
Spanishbolita, egagrópila, pelotilla
Catalanboleta
English > pellet: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA solid missile discharged from a firearm.
Synonymshot
Part ofcase shot, canister, canister shotA metallic cylinder packed with shot and used as ammunition in a firearm
NarrowerBB, BB shotA small pellet fired from an air rifle or BB gun
bird shot, buckshot, duck shotsmall lead shot for shotgun shells
grapeshot, grapeA cluster of small projectiles fired together from a cannon to produce a hail of shot
musket ball, ballA solid projectile that is shot by a musket
Broaderprojectile, missileA weapon that is forcibly thrown or projected at a targets but is not self-propelled

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