One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A wound made by a bullet or other missile passing out of the body.
- ‘The 7.62 mm bullet went right through the neck, leaving a huge exit wound in the front.’
- ‘Bill grabbed at his back, and then looked down at the exit wound the bullet made passing through him.’
- ‘Looking at the exit wound on his back, his only comment was, ‘Hmm.’’
- ‘As I started to turn him over to check the exit wound, he started yelling, ‘Stop, Pap, stop!’’
- ‘A doctor came to examine my back, ‘Where's the exit wound?’’
- ‘There's also a scar right here from an operation they did, and there's an entrance and entry wound here on the left side of my ankle, and an exit wound right here.’
- ‘She ran the cloth over my back, gentle around the exit wound on my shoulder.’
- ‘The jury heard that Mrs Thompson was shot twice, once in the back with an exit wound at her armpit which did not cause serious damage.’
- ‘There's an exit wound through your shoulder blade and through your lower back.’
- ‘Peter is in the hospital as we speak, although I strongly doubt he made it, the bullet should have gone into his chest and caused a large exit wound.’
- ‘Brad knelt down beside Vincent, looking carefully at the shoulder nearest him, then looking at the back of that shoulder, where the exit wound was.’
- ‘Had the corpsman found an exit wound he would have dressed the wound in the same way.’
- ‘If misidentified as an exit wound, it may appear to be inconsistent with a self-inflicted wound.’
- ‘The Navy Corpsman dressed my entry wound, but didn't know I had an exit wound, so I was bleeding-out fast.’
- ‘Now roll over, and lets take a look at the exit wound.’
- ‘Devon responded, but gave a startled gasp as her hand accidentally found the exit wound on his shoulder blade.’
- ‘She ripped off some fabric from one of the petticoats she wore and gently pressed it on the exit wound.’
- ‘By the sound of his scream and the moment his body impacted the ground, the agent guessed that the exit wound was about the size of his fist.’
- ‘He turned her over, looking for an exit wound, but didn't see one.’
- ‘I think if you look at the autopsy report and all the other re-reviews, I think it's clear that the neck wound was an exit wound.’
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