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antiballistic missile

noun
  1. a missile designed to destroy an incoming ballistic missile before it reaches its targetAbbreviation: ABM
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antiballistic missile in Culture

antiballistic missile

[(an-tee-buh-lis-tik, an-teye-buh-lis-tik)]

A defensive missile, designed to destroy a ballistic missile in flight.

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