Definition of Missiles. Meaning of Missiles. Synonyms of Missiles

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Definition of Missiles

Missile
Missile Mis"sile, a. [L. missils, fr. mittere, missum, to cause to go, to send, to throw; cf. Lith. mesti to throw: cf. F. missile. Cf. Admit, Dismiss, Mass the religious service, Message, Mission.] Capable of being thrown; adapted for hurling or to be projected from the hand, or from any instrument or rngine, so as to strike an object at a distance. We bend the bow, or wing the missile dart. --Pope.
Missile
Missile Mis"sile, n. [L. missile.] A weapon thrown or projected or intended to be projcted, as a lance, an arrow, or a bullet.

Meaning of Missiles from wikipedia

- engine or rocket motor. Missiles have four system components: targeting/guidance system, flight system, engine and warhead. Missiles come in types adapted...
- Jupiter ballistic missiles in Italy and Turkey, Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev agreed to Cuba's request to place nuclear missiles on the island to deter...
- This list of missiles by country displays the names of missiles in order of the country where they originate (were developed), with the countries listed...
- The following is a list of active missiles of the United States military. Lists of weapons List of missiles List of missiles by country...
- constant speed. Cruise missiles are designed to deliver a large warhead over long distances with high precision. Modern cruise missiles are capable of travelling...
- factory, which became the production agency of missiles in India. (In the 1970s, SS-11B anti-tank missiles were manufactured under license from France at...
- missile (SAM), or ground-to-air missile (GTAM /ˈdʒiːtæm/), is a missile designed to be launched from the ground to destroy aircraft or other missiles...
- [citation needed] The Block 1 missiles were designated AGM/RGM/UGM-84A in US service and UGM-84B in the UK. Block 1B standard missiles were designated AGM/RGM/UGM-84C...
- unpowered. Short-range ballistic missiles stay within the Earth's atmosphere, while intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) are launched on a sub-orbital...
- in 1989. C-type missiles were ****ed with a reprogrammable microprocessor, allowing for incremental firmware updates. Later missiles designated D received...
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