Definition of ballistics noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//bəˈlɪstɪks//
; NAmE NAmE//bəˈlɪstɪks//
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the scientific study of things that are shot or fired through the air, such as bullets and missiles More Like This Uncountable nouns ending in –ics athletics, ballistics, civics, cybernetics, genetics, geophysics, gymnastics, linguistics, optics, orthodontics, orthopaedics, phonetics, phonics, physics, semantics, semiotics, stylistics, thermodynamicsSee worksheet.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: ballistics