antiballistic

[ an-tee-buh-lis-tik, an-tahy- ]
/ ˌæn ti bəˈlɪs tɪk, ˌæn taɪ- /

adjective Military.

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

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Origin of antiballistic

First recorded in 1955–60; anti- + ballistic
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British Dictionary definitions for antiballistic

antiballistic
/ (ˌæntɪbəˈlɪstɪk) /

adjective

of or relating to defence against ballistic weapons
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