Definition of “cruise missile” - English Dictionary

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“cruise missile” in British English

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cruise missilenoun [ C ]

uk /ˌkruːz ˈmɪs.aɪl/ us /ˌkruːz ˈmɪs.əl/

a missile (= flying weapon) that can be directed by a computer during its flight and that sometimes carries nuclear explosives

(Definition of “cruise missile” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)