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surface-to-air missilenoun [C]

uk   /ˌsɜː.fɪs.təˌeəˈmɪs.aɪl/  us   /ˌsɝː.fɪs.təˌerˈmɪs.əl/ (abbreviation SAM)
a missile (= ​flyingweapon) that is fired from ​land or the ​sea towards ​aircraft or other missiles
(Definition of surface-to-air missile from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “surface-to-air missile”
in Chinese (Simplified) 地(对)空导弹…
in Chinese (Traditional) 地(對)空飛彈…
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