abbr. anti-ballistic missile.

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a defensive missile designed to shoot down incoming intercontinental ballistic missiles

the Strategic Arms Limitation Talks placed limits on the deployment of ABMs

Hypernyms: ↑guided missile

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\\ˌā(ˌ)bēˈem\ noun (-s)

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antiballistic missile.

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Antiballistic missile

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ABM (no periods),
antiballistic missile.

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abbr. antiballistic missile

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ABM 7 [ABM] [ˌeɪ biː ˈem] [ˌeɪ biː ˈem] noun (CanE)
the abbreviation for automated banking machine

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • ABM — may refer to:* Anti ballistic missile, missile systems designed to counter ballistic missiles * Anti Ballistic Missile Treaty, a treaty between the USA and USSR * Asynchronous Balanced Mode, a communication mode of HDLC and derivative protocols * …   Wikipedia

  • ABM — abbrv. Anti ballistic missile. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008. ABM Antiballistic missile …   Law dictionary

  • ABM — ● ABM nom masculin (sigle de AntiBallistic Missile) Missile défensif porteur d une charge explosive, nucléaire ou non, destiné à détruire ou à neutraliser un missile balistique adverse. abm [abeɛm] n. m. ÉTYM. V. 1970, abrév. de l angl. Anti… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • ABM — puede referirse a: Asynchronous Balanced Mode: Modo Compensado Asincrónico, un modo de comunicación del HDLC y protocolos derivados. Create, Read, Update and Delete: llamado también Altas, Bajas y Modificaciones, siglas para denominar las… …   Wikipedia Español

  • ABM — [aːbeː |ɛm] die; (D) Abk für Arbeitsbeschaffungsmaßnahme …   Langenscheidt Großwörterbuch Deutsch als Fremdsprache

  • ABM — 1. 〈[ɛıbiɛ̣m] Abk. für engl.〉 Anti Ballistic Missile (Abwehrrakete) 2. 〈Abk. für〉 Arbeitsbeschaffungsmaßnahme …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • ABM — 1963, acronym for anti ballistic missile …   Etymology dictionary

  • ABM — (Anti Ballistic Missile Treaty) arms control agreement between the USA and the Soviet Union that limited both countries to 200 antiballistic missile launchers each (signed in 1972) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ABM — die; , [s] = Arbeitsbeschaffungsmaßnahme …   Die deutsche Rechtschreibung

  • ABM — abbrev. antiballistic missile …   English World dictionary

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