antiballistic

[an-tee-buh-lis-tik, an-tahy-]

adjective Military.

designed to detect, intercept, or destroy ballistic missiles: an antiballistic missile.

Nearby words

  1. antiarthritic,
  2. antiatom,
  3. antiauxin,
  4. antibacchius,
  5. antibacterial,
  6. antiballistic missile,
  7. antiballistic missile treaty,
  8. antibaryon,
  9. antibes,
  10. antibilious

Origin of antiballistic

First recorded in 1955–60; anti- + ballistic

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British Dictionary definitions for anti-ballistic

antiballistic

adjective

of or relating to defence against ballistic weapons
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