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air-launched cruise missile

[air-lawncht, -lahncht] /ˈɛərˌlɔntʃt, -ˌlɑntʃt/
noun, Military.
a winged, jet-powered missile designed to be launched from an aircraft and to fly toward the target at low altitude on automatic guidance, with a range of almost 2500 miles (4023 km).
Abbreviation: ALCM, A.L.C.M. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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