Definition of cruise missile
: a guided missile that has a terrain-following radar system and that flies at moderate speed and low altitude
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CRUISE MISSILE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of cruise missile for English Language Learners
: a large military weapon that flies close to the ground and is directed to a specific place to explode
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