A bullet was a projectile propelled by a firearm.
History and specificsEdit
At Starfleet Academy, James T. Kirk had learned about the harm bullets caused as they tore through tissue, literally blasting living flesh apart. (TOS novel: The Abode of Life)
Bullets bounced off dilithium, as it was the hardest known substance in the universe. (TOS novel: How Much for Just the Planet?)
In 2268, Commodore Favere's office on Starbase 12 displayed mementos of 19th century Earth, including brass bullets. (TOS novel: The Starship Trap)
In 2270, Omne was killed when Kirk fired a bullet into his chest. (TOS novel: The Price of the Phoenix)
TR-116 rifles fired tritanium bullets. (DS9 episode: "Field of Fire")
In an alternate timeline, Doctor Georges Mordreaux killed Kirk and Mandala Flynn with bullets fired from a spiderweb gun. Spock was injured when a bullet grazed his temple. (TOS novel: The Entropy Effect)