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

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circa 1957


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