missilery

or mis·sil·ry

[ mis-uh l-ree ]
/ ˈmɪs əl ri /

noun

the science of the construction and use of guided missiles.

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Origin of missilery

First recorded in 1875–80; missile + -ry
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British Dictionary definitions for missilery

missilery

missilry

/ (ˈmɪsaɪlrɪ) /

noun

missiles collectively
the design, operation, or study of missiles
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