an aerial missile, as a rocket, steered during its flight by radio signals, clockwork controls, etc.
Origin of guided missile
First recorded in 1940–45
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Guided-missile control systems were already in mass production.
He had helped load four guided-missile launching tubes, and he had been brought up to date on the state of things in the Platform.
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