ballistic missile

noun

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


BALLISTIC MISSILE Defined for English Language Learners

ballistic missile

noun

Definition of ballistic missile for English Language Learners

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


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