warhead

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noun war·head \ˈwȯr-ˌhed\

Definition of warhead

  1. :  the section of a missile containing the explosive, chemical, or incendiary charge

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1898

First Known Use of warhead

1898


WARHEAD Defined for English Language Learners

warhead

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Definition of warhead for English Language Learners

  • : the part of a missile that contains the explosive



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