tracer bullet


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tracer bullet

[′trā·sər ‚bu̇l·ət]
(ordnance)
A bullet containing a pyrotechnic mixture to make the flight of the projectile visible by day and night.
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Deposits and guarantees required: Lot 1 - Cartridge 5,45x39 mm steel core bullet - 2,000 lei, lot 2 - Cartridge 5,45x39 mm tracer bullet - 1,000 lei, lot 3 - Cartridge 5,56x45 mm steel core bullet - 2,500 lei, lot 4 - 5,56x45 mm tracer bullet cartridge - 1,500 lei.
Young substitute Ross Clarke, who scored Linfield's winner against Glentoran on Boxing Day, capped a memorable week when he made it 3-0 with a tracer bullet of a shot late on.
He was left exposed as Palmason raced clear of a flat footed Welsh defence and struck a volley goal wards like a tracer bullet.
It took a tracer bullet of a strike from Billy Joe Burns to earn the Blues a point after in-form striker Andy Waterworth had swept Glentoran into an early lead.
For those who haven't seen it, he collected a 30-yard cross on his chest and, as the ball dropped, struck it with phenomenal power and precision like a tracer bullet low into the far corner of the net.
Rifleman Daniel Coffey, 21, was top cover in an armoured car in Basra when he was hit in the head by a tracer bullet.
Hashan Tillekeratne escaped on 10 when he flashed at Jones off the back foot and Croft was unable to hold a tracer bullet at first slip.
Yet there was nothing Paul Robinson could do as the Ukrainian threaded the perfect strike into the far top corner, a tracer bullet that was a reminder of what the Blues fans had expected to see all season.
Speaking after the inquest into the 50-year-old's death, the pair told of their disgust over revelations he was hit by an American tracer bullet while being taken to hospital suffering a survivable wound from Iraqi gunfire.
Lloyd died after being shot in the head by a US M62 tracer bullet as he was being driven to safety by Iraqis.
The odd tracer bullet aside, one left his racket at 139mph, Rusedski danced unerringly to the Ferrero tune.