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(Military) antiballistic missile
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|Noun||1.||ABM - a defensive missile designed to shoot down incoming intercontinental ballistic missiles; "the Strategic Arms Limitation Talks placed limits on the deployment of ABMs"|
guided missile - a rocket-propelled missile whose path can be controlled during flight either by radio signals or by internal homing devices
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