English-Swedish translation of missile


Definitions of missile
1. missile - a rocket carrying a warhead of conventional or nuclear explosives; may be ballistic or directed by remote control
  projectile, rocket a weapon that is forcibly thrown or projected at a targets but is not self-propelled
  weapon system, weapon, arm any instrument or instrumentality used in fighting or hunting; "he was licensed to carry a weapon"
  air-to-air missile a missile designed to be launched from one airplane at another
  air-to-ground missile, air-to-surface missile a missile designed to be launched from an airplane at a target on the ground
  ballistic missile a missile that is guided in the first part of its flight but falls freely as it approaches target
  guided missile a rocket-propelled missile whose path can be controlled during flight either by radio signals or by internal homing devices
  heat-seeking missile a missile with a guidance system that directs it toward targets emitting infrared radiation (as the emissions of a jet engine)
  nose a front that resembles a human nose (especially the front of an aircraft); "the nose of the rocket heated up on reentry"
  sidewinder small pale-colored desert rattlesnake of southwestern United States; body moves in an s-shaped curve
  vane the flattened weblike part of a feather consisting of a series of barbs on either side of the shaft
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The word missile usually now means a self-propelled guided weapon system, but it may mean any thrown object.

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