Meaning of BALLISTIC in English

BALLISTIC

1.

Ballistic means relating to ~s.

...~ missiles...

Ballistic tests have matched the weapons with bullets taken from the bodies of victims.

ADJ: ADJ n

2.

If someone goes ~, they suddenly become very angry. (INFORMAL)

The singer went ~ after one member of his band failed to show for a sound check.

PHRASE: V inflects

3.

If something goes ~, it suddenly becomes very much greater or more powerful, often in a surprising or unwanted way. (INFORMAL)

August registrations have gone ~, accounting now for a quarter of the annual total.

= mushroom

PHRASE: V inflects

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