fragment emission

fragment emission

[′frag·mənt i‚mish·ən]
(ordnance)
In terminal ballistics, the pattern of the fragments upon leaving the exploded projectile or other munition, including the number of fragments and the direction, weight, and velocity of each fragment.
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