ballistic missile

noun Rocketry.
any missile that, after being launched and possibly guided during takeoff, travels unpowered in a ballistic trajectory.

1950–55 Unabridged
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ballistic missile
a missile that has no wings or fins and that follows a ballistic trajectory when its propulsive power is discontinued

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