Definition of Blunt trauma

1. Noun. Injury incurred when the human body hits or is hit by a large outside object (as a car).

Generic synonyms: Harm, Hurt, Injury, Trauma



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Blunt Trauma

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blunt trauma (current term)
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Literary usage of Blunt trauma

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1. Nonlethal Weapons and Capabilities: Report of an Independent Task Force by Graham T. Allison, Paul X. Kelley, Richard L. Garwin (2004)
"Distinct from blunt-trauma devices such as rubber bullets, bean bags, and sponge projectiles is the Taser—a pistol that fires two barbs trailing wires, ..."

2. Police Body Armor Standards and Testing by Office of Technology Assessment, United States, Congress (1992)
"Figure E-8-Assessing Acceptability of Protection From Lethal blunt trauma Using a Parametric Lethality Model Wearer limits min SOURCE: Office of Technology ..."

3. Non-Lethal Technologies: Progress and Prospects : Report of an Independent by Richard L. Garwin (1999)
"The cartridge contains rubber ball projectiles that allow the targeting of an individual by a blunt trauma direct fire means. Odorous Substances—Substances ..."

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