airlaunched cruise missile

air-launched cruise missile

[air-lawncht, -lahncht]
noun Military.
a winged, jet-powered missile designed to be launched from an aircraft and to fly toward the target at low altitude on automatic guidance, with a range of almost 2500 miles (4023 km). Abbreviation: ALCM, A.L.C.M.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To airlaunched cruise missile
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: airlance
Next Definition: airless
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for airlaunched cruise missile
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing airlaunched cruise missile
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature