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or I.C.B.M.

  1. intercontinental ballistic missile.
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  • So far nobody wants to try for a knockout and go whoosh with the ICBM.

    I Was a Teen-Age Secret Weapon

    Richard Sabia

British Dictionary definitions for icbm


abbreviation for
  1. intercontinental ballistic missile: a missile with a range greater than 5500 km
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Word Origin and History for icbm



1955, initialism for Inter-Continental Ballistic Missile.

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