Meaning of BALLISTIC in English

BALLISTIC

adj.1 of or relating to projectiles.

2 moving under the force of gravity only.

Phrases and idioms:

ballistic missile a missile which is initially powered and guided but falls under gravity on its target.

Derivatives:

ballistically adv.

Etymology: BALLISTA + -IC

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.