from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The science and technology of making and using guided or ballistic missiles.
- n. Missiles considered as a group.
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- n. The science of missiles.
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But will he be as bold when rogue nations strap on their Speedos and display their missilery, as North Korea just did?
The Mbeki government has pursued a neo-liberal development agenda which has seen the making of a few milling while cutting down jobs and increasing unemployment, along with more missilery and poverty.
China had hoped its whiff of missilery would hold down the vote for Lee Teng-hui, the incumbent president whom it suspects of harboring secret designs to make Taiwan independent.
One point I don't think can be overemphasized too much -- and you mentioned it earlier, Wolf -- is that not only is Pakistan a nuclear power, they have nuclear weapons and the missilery to deliver them.
Secondly, confronted by the eastward movement of NATO, a militarily and economically weak Russia that is unable, as it now is, to recruit and equip massive conventional forces, would presumably have to rely heavily on nuclear-armed missilery.
Outer space travel is the next step beyond missilery.
It is difficult to escape the conclusion that the Soviet Union in the last several years has demonstrated a great skill in coordinating its progress in missilery, its success in space missions, and its foreign policy and world image.
One must take such invective and megalomanaic pronouncements seriously, especially when uttered in the context of nuclear armaments and developing missilery.
Who will deny that, within a day or a week, rocket fire and missilery will be launched against the dense population centers of Israel, against its airport, against its industrial and scientific centers, against its military installations?
The report added that the Syrian air force trained Hezbollah in the use of Scud missiles and advanced anti-aircraft missilery on Syrian soil. report on the same transfers of Scuds.
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