antimissile


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an·ti·mis·sile

 (ăn′tē-mĭs′əl, ăn′tī-)
adj.
Designed to destroy a missile in flight: an antimissile missile.

antimissile

(ˌæntɪˈmɪsaɪl)
adj
(Military) relating to defensive measures against missile attack: an antimissile system.
n
(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) Also called: antimissile missile a defensive missile used to intercept and destroy attacking missiles. Abbreviation: AMM
Translations
antiraketni

antimissile

[ˈæntɪˈmɪsaɪl] ADJantimisil
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