Why was clemency trending last week?

guided missile

an aerial missile, as a rocket, steered during its flight by radio signals, clockwork controls, etc.
Origin of guided missile
1940-45 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the web for guided missile
  • Modern guided missile already possible carry with war head of hydrogen bomb and atomic bomb.
  • Then, it launches a laser-guided missile that disintegrates the car in a display of impressively powerful violence.
  • Clever phrasing of a question can steer an answer as certain as a guided missile.
  • Naval strategy is outdated by aircraft-launched guided missile technology.
  • Almost one-half worked in the aircraft and parts and guided missile and space vehicle manufacturing industries.
  • One guided missile later, and my mission is complete.
  • The exhibit displays the first fully automated guided missile employed in combat.
British Dictionary definitions for guided missile

guided missile

a missile, esp one that is rocket-propelled, having a flight path controlled during flight either by radio signals or by internal preset or self-actuating homing devices See also command guidance, field guidance, homing guidance, inertial guidance, terrestrial guidance
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for guided missile

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for guided

Scrabble Words With Friends

Quotes with guided missile

Nearby words for guided missile