antiballistic missile

Definitions of antiballistic missile
  1. noun
    a defensive missile designed to shoot down incoming intercontinental ballistic missiles
    synonyms: ABM
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    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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