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ballistic missile

noun [C] uk   us  
a missile (= flying weapon) that has power in order to direct it on its flight, but that continues and falls towards its target without power
Translations of “ballistic missile”
in Vietnamese tên lửa đạn đạo…
in Spanish misil balístico…
in Thai ขีปนาวุธ…
in Malaysian balistik…
in French engin balistique…
in German ferngelenktes Raketengeschoß…
in Chinese (Traditional) 彈道導彈…
in Indonesian peluru kendali…
in Chinese (Simplified) 弹道导弹…
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