Missile

  • 21 missile — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. projectile, trajectile; guided missile. See arms. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. cartridge, projectile, ammunition, rocket, guided missile; see also bullet , shot 2 , weapon 1 . Types of missiles include:… …

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  • 22 Missile M2 — M2 Présentation Fonction Missile mer sol balistique stratégique Caractéristiques Masse au lancement …

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  • 23 Missile M1 — M1 Présentation Fonction Missile mer sol balistique stratégique Déploiement 1971 Caractéristiques …

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  • 24 Missile M5 — Le M5 est un missile balistique français de type mer sol balistique stratégique (MSBS) qui équipe les sous marins nucléaires lanceurs d engins (SNLE) de la classe Le Triomphant de la Force océanique stratégique française (FOST). Le développement… …

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  • 25 missile — mìs·si·le agg., s.m. 1. agg. BU destinato a essere lanciato: arma missile 2. s.m. AD apparecchio atto alla navigazione aerea, privo di pilota, autoguidato o teleguidato, dotato di un sistema di autopropulsione, impiegato per ricerche scientifiche …

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  • 26 missile — UK [ˈmɪsaɪl] / UK [ˈmɪs(ə)l] / US [ˈmɪs(ə)l] / US [ˈmɪsaɪl] noun [countable] Word forms missile : singular missile plural missiles a) a weapon that travels under its own power for long distances and explodes when it hits its target a nuclear… …

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  • 27 Missile V1 — V1 (missile) Pour les articles homonymes, voir V1. Photo montage d une V1, la première bombe volante Le V1 (de l allemand Vergeltungswaffe ou …

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  • 28 missile — noun 1 explosive weapon ADJECTIVE ▪ long range, medium range, short range ▪ ballistic, cruise, guided, heat seeking, laser guided ▪ …

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  • 29 missile — n. 1) to fire, launch; guide a missile 2) to intercept a missile 3) an air to air; air to ground, air to surface; antiaircraft, ground to air, surface to air; antimissile; ballistic; cruise; ground to ground, surface to surface; guided;… …

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  • 30 missile — {{hw}}{{missile}}{{/hw}}A agg. (raro) Da lanciare o scagliare: armi missili. B s. m. Corpo a forma di siluro con propulsione a razzo, generalmente autoguidato o teleguidato, che può raggiungere velocità supersoniche e grandi distanze; usato per… …

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  • 31 missile — mis|sile [ˈmısaıl US ˈmısəl] n [Date: 1600 1700; : Latin; Origin: missilis able to be thrown , from mittere; MISSION] 1.) a weapon that can fly over long distances and that explodes when it hits the thing it has been aimed at ▪ a nuclear missile… …

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  • 32 missile — mis|sile [ mısl, misaıl; ] noun count a weapon that travels under its own power for long distances and explodes when it hits its TARGET: a nuclear missile The motive for the missile attack was not initially clear. a. an object that is thrown or… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 33 Missile — Mịs|sile 〈[ saıl] n. 15; Mil.〉 ferngesteuerter Flugkörper, Selbst od. Fernlenkgeschoss [engl. <lat.; zu missum, Part. Perf. von mittere „senden, werfen“] * * * Mis|sile [ mɪsa̮il , auch: mɪsl̩ ], das; s, s [engl. missile, zu lat. missilis =… …

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  • 34 missile — 01. The Americans and the Russians have agreed on a plan to reduce their arsenal of nuclear [missiles] over the next ten years. 02. Authorities are now saying the airplane that crashed may have been hit with a [missile] fired by terrorists. 03.… …

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  • 35 Missile — (as used in expressions) Antiballistic Missile Intercontinental Ballistic Missile Missile Defense Alarm System …

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  • 36 missile — [[t]mɪ̱saɪl, AM s(ə)l[/t]] ♦♦♦ missiles 1) N COUNT A missile is a tube shaped weapon that travels long distances through the air and explodes when it reaches its target. The authorities offered to stop firing missiles if the rebels agreed to stop …

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  • 37 missile — Any object thrown, dropped, fired, launched, propelled, or otherwise projected with the purpose of striking a target. Short for ballistic missile or guided missile. The various types of missiles are air to air (short and/or close combat, medium… …

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  • 38 missile — n 1. projectile, shot, ball, cannonball, bullet, shell, grenade, hand grenade; explosive, bomb, atom or atomic bomb, A bomb, fission bomb, neutron bomb, napalm bomb, fire bomb, hydrogen bomb, rocket bomb, aerial bomb; torpedo, hydrobomb; guided… …

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  • 39 missile — [ˈmɪs(ə)l] , [ˈmɪsaɪl] noun [C] 1) a weapon that travels long distances and explodes when it hits something a nuclear missile[/ex] See: ballistic missile, cruise missile 2) an object that is thrown or fired at someone or something …

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  • 40 missile — mis•sile [[t]ˈmɪs əl[/t]] esp. brit. [[t] aɪl[/t]] n. 1) an object or weapon that is thrown, shot, or otherwise propelled at a target, as a stone, bullet, arrow, or rocket 2) mil guided missile 3) mil ballistic missile 4) capable of being used as …

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