guided missile

noun
a rocket-propelled missile whose path can be controlled during flight either by radio signals or by internal homing devices (Freq. 1)
Hypernyms: ↑missile
Hyponyms:
Part Meronyms: ↑guidance system, ↑guidance device, ↑homing device, ↑warhead, ↑payload, ↑load

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noun
: a missile whose course toward a target may be altered during passage (as by means of a preset control, a built-in mechanism remotely controlled by radio, a target-seeking radar device, or a self-reacting device)

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an aerial missile, as a rocket, steered during its flight by radio signals, clockwork controls, etc.
[1940-45]

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guided missile noun
A jet- or rocket-propelled projectile carrying a warhead and electronically directed to its target for the whole or part of the way by remote control
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Main Entry:guide

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guided missile UK [ˌɡaɪdɪd ˈmɪsaɪl] US [ˌɡaɪdɪd ˈmɪsɪl] noun [countable] [singular guided missile plural guided missiles]
a missile whose path is controlled by radio signals or by an electronic system on the missile
Thesaurus: types of bomb, explosive or missilehyponym

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noun, pl ⋯ -siles [count]
: a missile whose course may be changed during flight

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ˌguided ˈmissile [guided missile] noun
a ↑missile that can be controlled while in the air by electronic equipment

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