V-2

or V-two

[ vee-too ]
/ ˈviˈtu /
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noun, plural V-2's.

a liquid-fueled rocket used as a ballistic missile by the Germans, mainly against London, late in World War II.

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Examples from the Web for v-2

  • There were newsreel shots of V-1 and V-2 being blasted from their takeoff ramps and a montage of later experimental models.

    The Old Die Rich|Horace Leonard Gold


British Dictionary definitions for v-2

V-2

noun

a rocket-powered ballistic missile invented by the Germans in World War II: used esp to bombard London. It used ethanol as fuel and liquid oxygen as the oxidizer

Word Origin for V-2

see V-1

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