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antiballistic

[an-tee-buh-lis-tik, an-tahy-] /ˌæn ti bəˈlɪs tɪk, ˌæn taɪ-/
adjective, Military
1.
designed to detect, intercept, or destroy ballistic missiles:
an antiballistic missile.
Origin
1955-1960
1955-60; anti- + ballistic
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Examples for antiballistic
  • Limitation on development and testing of antiballistic missile systems or components.
  • His solution was to redouble efforts to develop and build an antiballistic missile system.
British Dictionary definitions for antiballistic

antiballistic

/ˌæntɪbəˈlɪstɪk/
adjective
1.
of or relating to defence against ballistic weapons
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Contemporary definitions for antiballistic
adjective

designed to detect, intercept, or shoot down ballistic missiles; also written anti-ballistic

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