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MIRV

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noun \ˈmərv\

Definition of MIRV

  1. :  a missile with two or more warheads designed to strike separate enemy targets; also :  any of the warheads of such a missile

Origin and Etymology of mirv

multiple independently targeted reentry vehicle


First Known Use: 1967


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MIRV

verb

Definition of MIRV

MIRVed

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MIRVing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to equip with MIRV warheads

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to arm one's forces with MIRVs

1968

First Known Use of mirv

1968


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