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antiballistic missile

antiballistic missile

noun an·ti·bal·lis·tic missile \ˌan-tē-bə-ˈlis-tik-, ˌan-ˌtī-\

Definition of ANTIBALLISTIC MISSILE

:  a missile for intercepting and destroying ballistic missiles

First Known Use of ANTIBALLISTIC MISSILE

circa 1957

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