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missile

mis·sile

missile

 
pronunciation:
mI sl [or] mI saIl
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: an object or weapon that is thrown, shot, or otherwise projected, usu. at a distant target.
synonyms:
projectile
similar words:
arrow, bullet, cannonball, dart, javelin, shell, shot, torpedo
definition 2: an explosive weapon directed at a specific target by means of internal controls.
a ballistic missile
similar words:
ballistic missile, bomb, guided missile, torpedo, weapon
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