V-2

V-2

[vee-too]
noun, plural V-2's.
a liquid-fueled rocket used as a ballistic missile by the Germans, mainly against London, late in World War II.
Also, V-two.
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V-2
 
n
a rocket-powered ballistic missile invented by the Germans in World War II: used esp to bombard London. It used ethanol as fuel and liquid oxygen as the oxidizer
 
[see V-1]

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V-2
German Vergeltungswaffe 2 (vengeance weapon 2)
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