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mis·sile

missile

 
 
pronunciation:
mI sl [or] mI saIl
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: an object or weapon that is thrown or shot at a target that is far away.
A bullet fired from a gun is a missile.
synonyms:
projectile
similar words:
arrow, bullet, dart, javelin, shell, shot, torpedo
definition 2: a powerful weapon shot at a target in a rocket that has its own controls.
similar words:
bomb, guided missile, torpedo, weapon
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