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Definition 1: a solid missile discharged from a firearm - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where pellet or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the shot buzzed past his ear

Synonyms for pellet in the sense of this definition

(pellet is a kind of ...) a weapon that is forcibly thrown or projected at a targets but is not self-propelled

(... is a kind of pellet ) a small pellet fired from an air rifle or BB gun

(... is a kind of pellet ) small lead shot for shotgun shells

(... is a kind of pellet ) a cluster of small projectiles fired together from a cannon to produce a hail of shot

(... is a kind of pellet ) a solid projectile that is shot by a musket

"they had to carry a ramrod as well as powder and ball"

(... is part of pellet) a metallic cylinder packed with shot and used as ammunition in a firearm

Definition 2: a small sphere - [noun denoting shape]

(pellet is a kind of ...) an object with a spherical shape

"a ball of fire"

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