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Definition of the noun pellet
What does pellet mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: pellets
- a small sphere
- a solid missile discharged from a firearm
- lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
- synonym of pellet: shot
- more generic words: missile / projectile = a weapon that is forcibly thrown or projected at a targets but is not self-propelled
- more specific terms:
- BB shot / BB = a small pellet fired from an air rifle or BB gun
- bird shot / duck shot / buckshot = small lead shot for shotgun shells
- grapeshot / grape = a cluster of small projectiles fired together from a cannon to produce a hail of shot
- musket ball / ball = a solid projectile that is shot by a musket
- part of: canister / canister shot / case shot = a metallic cylinder packed with shot and used as ammunition in a firearm
Alternative definition of the noun pellet
- Usually a small, compressed, symmetrical and hard chunk of matter. Ex: Wood pellet, ore pellet, etc.
- A lead projectile used as ammunition in rifled air guns.
- Compressed byproduct of digestion regurgitated by owls. Serves as a waste disposal mechanism for that species, as it can't excrete feces.
Specialised definition of the noun pellet
Glossary of pesticide
solid formulation of pesticide, larger than granule, often used for molluscicide formulations
Definition of the verb pellet
What does pellet mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: pelleted | pelleting | pellets
- To form into pellets
- To strike with pellets
"Pellet": El Bola is a 2000 Spanish film, directed by Achero Mañas. It won the Goya Award for Best Film at the 15th Goya Awards. It is available in the United States from Filmmovement.
- also known as Wooden Ball, El Bola
- country: Spain
- language: Spanish Language
- executive producer: José Antonio Félez
- production design by Satur Idarreta
- written by Achero Mañas & Verónica Fernández
- Juan José Ballesta as Bola
- Alberto Jiménez as José
- Pablo Galán as Alfredo
- Manuel Morón as Mariano
- Ana Wagener as Laura
- Nieve de Medina as Marisa
- Gloria Muñoz as Aurora
- Javier Lago as Alfonso
- Soledad Osorio as Abuela
- Omar Muñoz as Juan
- Alfonso Vallejo as Vecino
- Manolo Caro as Birras
- Juan Carlos Martín as Sebas
- Máximo Jiménez as Cobeta
- Miguel Ángel Gutiérrez as Salva
- casting by Eva Leira
- cinematography by Juan Carlos Gómez
- edited by Nacho Ruiz Capillas
- music by Eduardo Arbide
- costume design by Mar Bardavío
- genres: World cinema, Drama
- released on (15 years ago)
- Goya Award for Best Film nomination for Tesela Producciones Cinematográficas
- Goya Award for Best Original Screenplay nomination for Achero Mañas & Verónica Fernández
- Goya Award for Best New Actor nomination for Juan José Ballesta
- Goya Award for Best New Director nomination for Achero Mañas
- Goya Award for Best Sound nomination for Ricardo Steinberg, Sergio Bürmann, Daniel Goldstein & Jaime Fernández
- European Film Award for Best Screenwriter nomination for Achero Mañas
- European Film Discovery of the Year - Fassbinder Award nomination for Achero Mañas
- Goya Award for Best Film, received by Tesela Producciones Cinematográficas
- Goya Award for Best Original Screenplay, received by Achero Mañas & Verónica Fernández
- Goya Award for Best New Director, received by Achero Mañas
- Goya Award for Best New Actor, received by Juan José Ballesta
- European Film Discovery of the Year - Fassbinder Award, received by Achero Mañas
Who is Pellet?
Pellet a.k.a. Sean Pelletier is the friend of the singer Bobby Liebling and he appeared in the 2011 documentary film Last Days Here.
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by Vijayan Sugumaran, Jon Atle Gulla
Pellet is an open-source Java based OWL DL reasoner that may be used in conjunction with Jena and OWL API...
BETWEEN THEE AND ME (2006)
An Introduction to Interpersonal Communication by Donald B. Egolf
The food pellet is a positive reinforcer. Apositive reinforcer is a stimulus whose presentation, contingent upon a response, leads to an increase in the frequency of the response. A negative reinforcer, on the other hand, is a stimulus whose ...
by John Bezzant
pellet is a monster ofa thing,andit is the size of the .25pellet that causes it todissipate nearly allof its energy at the point of impact, causing a massive amount of shock that is instantly fatal. The XL Tactical in .25 ...
by Miles Jackson
This point was made by Brownlie, acting for the government of Serbia and Montenegro, in the proceedings of the ICJ in the Bosnian Genocide case: Professor Pellet refers to the assistance and support given to Republika Srpska but not to the ...
The Escape of the Mind (2014)
by Howard Rachlin PhD
Even a seemingly unitary act such as a rat's eating a food pellet is a complex pattern of muscular movement. To summarize, the concept that the value of a behavioral pattern may be greater than the sum of the values of its parts is not just an ...
Product Concepts (2010)
by Dino Von Noy
Background material: Pellet is a generic term used for a small particle or grain, typically one created by compressing an original material. The generic term is used in a variety of specific contexts. When driving nails near edges or ends of hard, ...
by Mary Roach
the self-manufactured pellet is a large, soft daily vitamin. Which brings us to Richard Henry Barnes and a little-known chapter of nutrition history. Richard Henry ...
by Satinder Ahuja, Karen Mills Alsante
The pellet is an aggregate of all sedimenting components, while the supernatant is a purified portion of the sample containing only the slowest sedimenting components. In this way, differential centrifugation is a purification technique in which ...
The Aztec Calendar Handbook (2001)
by Randall C. Jiménez, Richard B. Graeber
The feather pellet is the moon during daylight.
The Chicken Encyclopedia (2012)
An Illustrated Reference by Gail Damerow
\A small, rod-shaped bit of compressed mash, designed so chickens can obtain a balanced diet by eating the entire pellet, rather than having the choice of picking out only what they like. The disadvantage to pellets is that they allow chickens ...
by William Berry
Pellet 7. Pile 8. Cross 9. Flower 10. Bend 11. Cheveron 12. Pellet Quarterings are the several different coats marshalled and placed together in one esco- cheon. In speaking scientifically of such coats, the number ...
by Douglas M. Considine
increased pellet durability in the Kansas State trials. A 2% dried hemicellulose extract reduced power requirements slightly. Whey. The ideal level of whey product when used as ...
by Carl A. Batt
Figure 2 Pellet morphology of A. nigerNRRL 2270 during citric production in a laboratory 2 dm3 stirred fermenter: (a) young pellet (100Â); (b) stubby, bulbous hyphae with frequent branching, which are characteristic of citric acid production ...
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- Ice pellet Meaning
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Scrabble value of P3E1L1L1E1T1
The value of this 6-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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