[an-tee-mis-uh l, an-tahy- or, esp. British, -mis-ahyl]Military
- designed or used in defense against guided enemy missiles.
- a ballistic device for seeking and destroying enemy missiles.
Origin of antimissile
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- relating to defensive measures against missile attackan antimissile system
- Also called: antimissile missile a defensive missile used to intercept and destroy attacking missilesAbbreviation: AMM
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