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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (weaponry)
a. projectile
El cañón lanza proyectiles a una velocidad tremenda.The cannon fires projectiles at tremendous speed.
b. missile
Los proyectiles fueron lanzados desde un portaviones.The missiles were launched from an aircraft carrier.
c. shell
En la pared había proyectiles incrustados.Some shells were buried in the wall.
2. (object thrown)
a. projectile
El público arrojó a la cancha toda clase de proyectiles.The spectators threw all kinds of projectiles onto the court.
b. missile
Un manifestante tomó una piedra y arrojó el proyectil al auto del político.A protester took a rock and threw the missile at the politician's car.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. projectile, missile
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1 (arma) projectile; missile
proyectil balístico intercontinental intercontinental ballistic missile
proyectil de iluminación flare; rocket
proyectil (tele)dirigido guided missile
2 (Mil) (de cañón) shell; (con cohete) missile
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