Ball and Missile


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Ball noun – A usually round or cone-shaped little piece of lead made to be fired from a firearm.
Usage example: found a cache of musket balls while excavating the old fort

Missile and ball are semantically related in thing topic. In some cases you can use "Missile" instead a noun "Ball", when it comes to topics like projectile.
Nearby Words: ballroom, ballpoint, balled, balling
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Missile noun – A weapon that is forcibly thrown or projected at a target but is not self-propelled.
Ball and missile are semantically related in thing topic. You can use "Ball" instead a noun "Missile".
Nearby Word: missilery
Synonyms for Missile

How words are described

single single ball single missile
stray stray ball stray missile
small small ball small missile
powerful powerful ball powerful missile
Other adjectives: actual, real, large, big, huge, slow, black, white, new, final, gigantic, explosive, next, last, occasional, said, giant, red, exploding.

Both words in one sentence

  • Macross Missile Massacre While ships in EVE Online can have up to eight missile racks, all missiles launched from a ship originate from the same spot, causing simultaneously launched missiles to travel in a neat, glowing ball'o'death instead of a swarm.
  • Beam-O-War It ends when a missile from Optimus Primal strikes the ball and sends both combatants flying.
    Source: Beam-O-War
  • More Dakka They mostly use it for Improbable Aiming Skills as their powers let them turn a musket ball into a miniature guided missile with an incredible range.
    Source: More Dakka
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