- plastic bulletsN-COUNTA plastic bullet is a large bullet made of plastic, which is intended to make people stop rioting, rather than to kill people.
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plastic bullet — noun A four inch cylinder of PVC fired for the purpose of riot control • • • Main Entry: ↑plastic * * * plastic bullet UK US noun [countable] [singular plastic bullet plural … Useful english dictionary
plastic bullet — n a large bullet made of hard plastic that is intended to injure but not kill … Dictionary of contemporary English
plastic bullet — noun count a bullet made of plastic used for controlling large violent crowds without killing people … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
Plastic bullet — The plastic bullet is the name given to a type of less lethal projectile fired from a specialised gun, used in riot control. There are also some plastic bullets, such as those made by the bullet maker Speer, that are designed to be used for short … Wikipedia
plastic bullet — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms plastic bullet : singular plastic bullet plural plastic bullets a bullet made of plastic used for controlling large violent crowds without killing people … English dictionary
plastic bullet — noun a bullet made of PVC or another plastic, used for riot control … English new terms dictionary
plastic bullet — noun (C) a large bullet made of hard plastic that is intended to injure but not kill, and is used for controlling violent crowds … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
bullet — bul|let [ˈbulıt] n [Date: 1500 1600; : French; Origin: boulette small ball and boulet bullet , from boule ball ] a small piece of metal that you fire from a gun →↑shell, shot ↑shot ▪ He was killed by a single bullet. ▪ a bullet wound in the… … Dictionary of contemporary English
bullet — noun (C) a small piece of metal that you fire from a gun: a bullet through the heart | bullet holes/wounds etc: The door was riddled with bullet holes. compare shell 1 (2), shot 1 (4), see also: plastic bullet, bite the bullet bite 1 (8) … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
Plastic armour — Plastic armour, called plastic protection in the United States, was a type of vehicle armour originally developed for merchant ships by the British Admiralty in 1940. The original composition was described as 50% clean granite of half inch size,… … Wikipedia