f o b s

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fractional orbital bombardment system

noun
a missile or satellite with a nuclear warhead sent into a low orbit so that it can suddenly be directed at a target. Abbreviation: FOBS, F.O.B.S.
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Word Origin & History

fob
1653, "small pocket for valuables," probably related to Low Ger. fobke "pocket," High Ger. fuppe "pocket." Meaning "chain attached to a watch carried in the fob" is from 1885.

fob
"to cheat," 1583, from obsolete noun fobbe "cheat, trickster" (1393), perhaps from O.Fr. forbe "cheat." Alternative etymology holds that the word is perhaps related to Ger. foppen "to jeer at, make a fool of" (see fop); or from Ger. fuppen, einfuppen "to pocket stealthily,"
which would connect it to fob (n.). To fob (someone) off is first recorded 1597.
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