hunter-killer satellite


noun

a satellite designed to seek out and destroy a nearby enemy satellite by exploding itself into a cloud of high-speed metal fragments.

Nearby words

  1. hunter, john,
  2. hunter, robert,
  3. hunter, robert mercer taliaferro,
  4. hunter-gatherer,
  5. hunter-killer,
  6. hunting,
  7. hunting and gathering societies,
  8. hunting box,
  9. hunting case,
  10. hunting cat

Origin of hunter-killer satellite

First recorded in 1975–80

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