missile definition

  • noun:
    • An object or weapon this is certainly fired, tossed, dropped, or elsewhere projected at a target; a projectile.
    • A guided missile.
    • A ballistic missile.
    • An object designed to be established to the atmosphere at a target.
    • A self-propelled projectile whose trajectory are adjusted after having already been established.
    • A weapon thrown or projected or designed to be projected, as a lance, an arrow, or a bullet.
    • A rocket-propelled unit built to fly through environment and provide a warhead of volatile materials to a target.
    • such a thing thrown for the true purpose of hitting some thing; specifically, a weapon or projectile designed for tossing or discharging, as a lance, an arrow, a bullet, or a cannon-ball.
    • a weapon which forcibly tossed or projected at a targets but is perhaps not self-propelled
    • a rocket carrying a warhead of old-fashioned or nuclear explosives; might be ballistic or directed by radio control
  • adjective:
    • with the capacity of being thrown; adjusted for hurling or to be projected from the hand, or from any instrument or engine{2}, to be able to strike an object far away.
  • others:
    • effective at becoming tossed; adapted become hurled by the hand, or discharged from a weapon, since from a sling, bow, or gun, or from a military motor.

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