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Old April 27, 2011, 12:25 PM   #3
Don H
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Correct terminology is important in an educational setting.

From the TFL Library:
Bullet - The object which is propelled towards the target. This term is often incorrectly used to describe a loaded round of ammunition (cartridge). The ensuing confusion has led to the use of the superfluous term “bullet heads”. The design of the bullet differs for various applications.
Cartridge - Complete unit of ammunition, comprising cartridge case, bullet, powder and primer.
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