ballistic curve


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ballistic curve

[bə′lis·tik ′kərv]
(mechanics)
The curve described by the path of a bullet, a bomb, or other projectile as determined by the ballistic conditions, by the propulsive force, and by gravity.
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Hunters can access the BIS calculator on the Zeiss website to view an extensive munitions database that will help them select the setting in the Victory PRF that most closely matches the ballistic curve for their particular load: $795; zeiss.
The Eliminator has 39 ballistic curves to select from, and Burris provides a listing of nearly 600 factory-loaded cartridges and their ballistic-curve number.

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