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ballistic missile

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A projectile that assumes a free-falling trajectory after an internally guided, self-powered ascent.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A missile that is initially guided, but then follows a ballistic (freely falling) trajectory.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A rocket-propelled missile of long range which is guided only during the powered portion of its flight, which usually takes only a small part of the total flight time; -- contrasted with guided missile.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a missile that is guided in the first part of its flight but falls freely as it approaches target

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