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  1. a projectile which carries an explosive payload

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    created by user picturefactobot on December 31, 2008
  2. a payload-carrying projectile, which, as opposed to shot, contains an explosive or other filling, though modern usage includes large solid projectiles previously termed shot (AP, APCR, APCNR, APDS, APFSDS and Proof shot)

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  3. Solid shot may contain a pyrotechnic compound if a tracer or spotting charge is used

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  4. Shells are usually large rounds fired by artillery, armored fighting vehicles (including tanks), and warships

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  5. Shells usually have the shape of a cylinder topped by an ogive-shaped nose for good aerodynamic performance, possibly with a tapering base

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