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or V-two

[vee-too] /ˈviˈtu/
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. Unabridged
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  • There were newsreel shots of V-1 and V-2 being blasted from their takeoff ramps and a montage of later experimental models.

    The Old Die Rich Horace Leonard Gold
British Dictionary definitions for V-2


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
Word Origin
see V-1
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Related Abbreviations for V-2


German Vergeltungswaffe 2 (vengeance weapon 2)
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