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ballistic missile

noun

Simple Definition of ballistic missile

  • : a weapon that is shot through the sky over a great distance and then falls to the ground and explodes

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of ballistic missile

  1. :  a missile guided in the ascent of a high-arch trajectory and freely falling in the descent

1954

First Known Use of ballistic missile

1954


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