Definition of antiballistic missile in English:

antiballistic missile

Syllabification: an·ti·bal·lis·tic mis·sile
Pronunciation: /ˌantēbəˈlistik, ˌantī-
 
/
(abbreviation: ABM)

noun

  • A missile designed for intercepting and destroying a ballistic missile while in flight.
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    • Vital to this were the Strategic Arms Limitation Talks, which in 1972 resulted in an agreement to limit the deployment of strategic offensive missiles and antiballistic missile systems.
    • Both sides are adamantly opposed to the proposal to construct an antiballistic missile system designed to protect North America by shooting down incoming missiles from ‘rogue states’.
    • How will they respond to the destruction of their nuclear-attack ballistic missiles by another country's antiballistic missiles?

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