antimissile missile


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an•ti•mis′sile mis`sile

(ˌæn tiˈmɪs əl, ˌæn taɪ-; esp. Brit. -ˈmɪs aɪl)
n.
a ballistic missile for seeking and destroying missiles in flight.
[1955]
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