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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The Eliminator has 39 ballistic curves on board to select from and Burris provides a listing of nearly 600 factory loaded cartridges and the two digit ballistic curve number associated with each.
Damn don't you just hale those women (who really run the office) that know about handguns and holsters and zeroing scopes and calibers and velocity and the ballistic curve and the zoot suit finish you want applied to your gun?
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.