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ICBM

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intercontinental ballistic missile

noun
any supersonic missile that has a range of at least 3500 nautical miles (6500 km) and follows a ballistic trajectory after a powered, guided launching. Abbreviation: ICBM, I.C.B.M.

Origin:
1955–60

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ICBM
 
abbreviation for
intercontinental ballistic missile: a missile with a range greater than 5500 km

intercontinental ballistic missile (ˌɪntəˌkɒntɪˈnɛntəl)
 
n
ICBM a missile that follows a ballistic trajectory and has the range to carry a nuclear bomb over 5500 km

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ICBM
1955, acronym for Inter-Continental Ballistic Missile.
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intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM)

A missile with a long range (five thousand miles or more) that carries nuclear warheads and can be launched from the ground or from submarines. (See also MIRV.)

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ICBM
intercontinental ballistic missile
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