bullet splash

bullet splash

[′bu̇l·ət ‚splash]
(ordnance)
Dispersion of finely divided or melted metal produced upon impact of a projectile with armor plate or other hard objects.
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An important element of design is that the plates are pitched slightly forward toward the shooter to direct bullet splash into the ground.
Special effects include explosions, smoke, flares, bullet splash and tracer firing.
Pritchard fired again and Facal saw the man jump down from the wall, out of sight, as the bullet splashed at his feet.
Even though I was feeling rather good about the performance, something was nagging me about the bullet splashes on the freshly painted steel targets, which were a steel circle, a square, a pig and a ram.
Many claim the blood from the policeman's bullet splashed onto Harris' hands, and so the inquiry.