Definition of wire-guided in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈwī(ə)rˌɡīdəd/


(Of a missile) directed by means of electrical signals transmitted along fine connecting wires that uncoil during the missile’s flight.
Example sentences
  • In addition to ‘smart ‘bombs, the term is applied to a wide variety of weapons, from air-to-air and air-to-ground missiles to wire-guided torpedoes.
  • The wire-guided missile is invulnerable to electronic countermeasures and has a very small percentage of malfunctions.
  • Eagle has extensive experience in providing range and training land support, including operating live-fire ranges for both 25 mm and tube-launched, optically tracked, wire-guided missile engagement tables.

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Syllabification: wire-guid·ed

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