bullet


bullet
n.

1) to shoot a bullet

2) a stray; tracer bullet

3) a bullet ricochets

4) a bullet lodges somewhere (the bullet lodged in her shoulder)

5) a hail, volley of bullets

6) (misc.) to bite the bullet ('to perform a very unpleasant task')

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['bʊlɪt]
tracer bullet
volley of bullets
a hail
a stray
a bullet ricochets
to shoot a bullet
(misc.) to bite the bullet ('to perform a very unpleasant task')
a bullet lodges somewhere (the bullet lodged in her shoulder)

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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