Pellet

Definition of Pellet

Pel´let   Pronunciation: pĕl´lĕt
n.1.A little ball; as, a pellet of wax on paper.
2.A bullet; a ball for firearms.
As swift as a pellet out of a gun.
- Chaucer.
Pellet gun
a gun that fires small pellets, less than 3 mm diameter, usually made of metal.
Pellet molding
(Arch.) a narrow band ornamented with smalt, flat disks.
v. t.1.To form into small balls; to pelletize.

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