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A selection of missiles (military)

Etymology[]

< Latin missilis (that may be thrown), neut. missile (a weapon to be thrown, a javelin), in plural missilia (presents thrown among the people by the emperors) < mittere (to send).

Pronunciation[]

  • (UK): IPA: /ˈmɪsaɪl/, SAMPA: /"mIsaIl/
    Rhymes: -ɪsaɪl
  • (US): enPR: mĭsʹīl, IPA: /ˈmɪsaɪl/, SAMPA: /"mIsaIl/ or enPR: mĭsʹəl, IPA: /ˈmɪsəl/, SAMPA: /"mIs@l/
    Rhymes: -ɪsaɪl, -ɪsəl

Noun[]

Singular
Missile

Plural
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  1. An object intended to be launched into the air at a target.
  2. Template:Military A self-propelled projectile with an explosive or nuclear warhead, whose trajectory can be adjusted after having been launched.

Related terms[]

Translations[]

See also[]

  • projectile
  • rocket

External links[]

Anagrams[]

  • eiilmss,
  • similes
  • smilies

French[]

Noun[]

Missile m. (plural Missiles)

  1. missile

Italian[]

Noun[]

missile m. (plural missili)

  1. missile

Adjective[]

missile m and f (m and f plural missili)

  1. missile (attributive)

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