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ballistic

  

      adj  
1    of or relating to ballistics  
2    denoting or relating to the flight of projectiles after power has been cut off, moving under their own momentum and the external forces of gravity and air resistance  
3    (of a measurement or measuring instrument) depending on a brief impulse or current that causes a movement related to the quantity to be measured  
a ballistic pendulum     
4    go ballistic  
Informal   to become enraged or frenziedly violent  
  ballistically      adv  


ballistic galvanometer  
      n     (Physics)   a type of galvanometer for measuring surges of current. After deflection the instrument returns slowly to its original reading  
ballistic missile  
      n   a missile that has no wings or fins and that follows a ballistic trajectory when its propulsive power is discontinued  
intercontinental ballistic missile  
      n   a missile that follows a ballistic trajectory and has the range to carry a nuclear bomb over 5500 km,   (Abbrev.)    ICBM  
intermediate range ballistic missile  
      n   a missile that follows a ballistic trajectory with a medium range, normally of the order of 750--1500 miles,   (Abbrev.)    IRBM  
medium-range ballistic missile  
      n   a missile that can carry a nuclear weapon with a range of 800 to 2400 km,   (Abbrev.)    MRBM  
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Radiographic Test
Non destructive test method, abreviation in accordance with norm EN4179 or NAS410
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Eddy current Test
Non destructive test method, abreviation in accordance with norm EN4179 or NAS410
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Penetrate Test
Non destructive test method, abreviation in accordance with norm EN4179 or NAS410
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Magnetic Test
Non destructive test method, abreviation in accordance with norm EN4179 or NAS410
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Ultrasonic Test
Non destructive test method, abreviation in accordance with norm EN4179 or NAS410
n.
is a test process that is performed after the software has been changed in order to verify if the changes didn't affect other software parts

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