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Шаблон:Titl

Three bullets (2)

Шаблон:Tit2[уреди]

From Средњи Француски boulette.

Pronunciation[уреди]

Noun[уреди]

bullet (plural bullets)

  1. A projectile, usually of metal, shot from a gun at high speed.
  2. (informal) An entire round of unfired ammunition for a firearm, including the projectile, the cartridge casing, the propellant charge, etc.
  3. Ammunition for a sling or slingshot which has been manufactured for such use.
  4. (typography) A printed symbol in the form of a solid circle, (), often used in lieu of numbers for marking items in a list. (see also bulleted)
  5. (banking, finance) A large scheduled repayment of the principal of a loan; a balloon payment.
  6. A rejection letter, as for employment, admission to a school or a competition.
    John's not going to any of his top schools; he got a bullet from the last of them yesterday.
  7. (The addition of quotations indicative of this usage is being sought):[[Категорија:Захтеви за наводе у Lua грешка in package.lua at line 80: module 'Модул:language-like' not found.|BULLET]] (slang) One year of prison time
  8. (slang) An ace (the playing card).
  9. (figuratively) Anything that is projected extremely fast.
  10. (in attributive use) Very fast (speedy).
    bullet train
    bullet chess
  11. (obsolete) A small ball.
    • 1881, Robert Louis Stevenson, Virginibus Puerisque:
      Would you not suppose these persons had been whispered, by the Master of the Ceremonies, the promise of some momentous destiny? and that this lukewarm bullet on which they play their farces was the bull's-eye and centrepoint of all the universe?
  12. (obsolete) A cannonball.
    • Stow
      A ship before Greenwich [] shot off her ordnance, one piece being charged with a bullet of stone.
  13. (fishing) A plumb or sinker.
  14. (obsolete) The fetlock of a horse.
  15. (Ireland, particularly in Northern Ireland) The heavy projectile thrown in a game of road bowling.

Synonyms[уреди]

  • (projectile shot from a gun): cap (slang), pill (slang), slug (slang)

Hyponyms[уреди]

Шаблон:col4

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Translations[уреди]

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Verb[уреди]

bullet (third-person singular simple present bullets, present participle bulleting, simple past and past participle bulleted)

  1. (транзитивно, informal) To draw attention to (text) by, or as if by, placing a graphic bullet in front of it.
  2. (intransitive, informal) To speed, like a bullet.
    Their debut started slow, but bulleted to number six in its fourth week.
  3. (транзитивно, informal) To make a shot, especially with great speed.
    He bulleted a header for his first score of the season.

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Danish[уреди]

Etymology[уреди]

Borrowed from Енглески bullet, from Средњи Француски [Терм?].

Pronunciation[уреди]

Noun[уреди]

bullet (plural indefinite bullets, no definite forms)

  1. (typography) bullet (a printed symbol, e.g. •, used for marking items in a list) [from 1994]

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Latin[уреди]

Verb[уреди]

bullet

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Northern Sami[уреди]

Pronunciation[уреди]

Verb[уреди]

būllet

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