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Overview page. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services.

A loan or an issue of securities with no amortization (cf. balloon; purchase fund; serial security; sinking fund). Sometimes seen written as bullit. See straight (cf. plain vanilla).

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Edited by John Ayto.

in Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 10 words.

bite the bullet: see bite.

sweat bullets: see sweat.

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bullet

Stephen Wood.

in The Oxford Companion to Military History

January 2001; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 526 words.

The word ‘bullet’ can be applied to any projectile fired from a firearm. The earliest bullets were made of any

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Bullet

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 149 words.

Comprising Klaus Thiel (vocals, guitar), Paul Psilias (guitar), Voker Pechtold (bass) and Mike Lichtenberg (drums), German hard rock band Bullet

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Every bullet has its billet Fate determines who shall be killed and when it will happen; recorded from the late 16th century, but in this precise form associated particularly with William...

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Bullet

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Comprising Klaus Thiel (vocals, guitar), Paul Psilias (guitar), Voker Pechtold (bass) and Mike Lichtenberg (drums), German hard rock band Bullet formed in 1978 and were originally known as...

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in The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 43 words.

every bullet has its billet Fate determines who shall be killed and when it will happen; recorded from the late 16th century, but in this precise form associated particularly with ...

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Overview page. Subjects: Military History — Law.

The projectile discharged by a firearm. It is usually made from hardened lead, sometimes enclosed in a jacket of cupronickel or other metal. The term is often incorrectly used to refer to...

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jacketed bullets

Suzanne Bell.

in A Dictionary of Forensic Science

January 2012; p ublished online April 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics. 36 words.

Lead bullets that are encased in copper or a similar alloy. Jacketing of a bullet allows it to feed smoothly

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bullet points

Edited by Jeremy Butterfield.

in Fowler’s Concise Dictionary of Modern English Usage

January 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 358 words.

People are often unsure how to write and punctuate bullet points. As bullet points are relatively recent, it is hardly

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bullet points

Edited by Jeremy Butterfield.

in Fowler’s Dictionary of Modern English Usage

January 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 359 words.

People are often unsure how to write and punctuate bullet points. As bullet points are relatively recent, it is hardly

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expanding bullet

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

A soft-nosed bullet that expands on impact to inflict extensive injury. Their use was banned at the first Hague Peace Conference. Also called dumdum bullet.

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dumdum bullets

Edited by John P. Grant and J. Craig Barker.

in Encyclopaedic Dictionary of International Law

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: International Law. 69 words.

‘[B]ullets which expand or flatten easily in the human body, such as bullets with a hard envelope which does not

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bullet splash

Overview page. Subjects: Law.

The particles sprayed from a bullet on its impact against metal or other hard material.

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bullet splash

Graham Gooch and Michael Williams.

in A Dictionary of Law Enforcement

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Policing. 17 words.

The particles sprayed from a *bullet on its impact against metal or other hard material.

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bullet splash

Graham Gooch and Michael Williams.

in A Dictionary of Law Enforcement

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Policing. 17 words.

The particles sprayed from a bullet on its impact against metal or other hard material.

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bullet loan

in A Dictionary of Accounting

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Accounting. 33 words.

A loan in which the whole of the principal is repaid in a single final payment known as a bullet

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bullet loan

Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Accounting

July 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Accounting. 33 words.

A loan in which the whole of the principal is repaid in a single final payment known as a bullet

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bullet trajectory

Suzanne Bell.

in A Dictionary of Forensic Science

January 2012; p ublished online April 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics. 122 words.

The path taken by a bullet from the time it leaves the barrel of the gun until it stops or

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bullet wounds

Suzanne Bell.

in A Dictionary of Forensic Science

January 2012; p ublished online April 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics. 204 words.

Distinctive injuries that are produced by firearms. When a bullet strikes flesh, the skin is stretched and then broken as

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SILVER BULLET

Iona Opie and Moira Tatem.

in A Dictionary of Superstitions

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Popular Beliefs and Controversial Knowledge. 280 words.

c. 1700 W. KENNETT Note to Aubrey's Remaines (1881, 154) They say that a silver bullet will kill

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