Associations to the word «Missile»


MISSILE, noun. An object intended to be launched into the air at a target.
MISSILE, noun. (military) A self-propelled projectile whose trajectory can be adjusted after having been launched.
MISSILE SILO, noun. An underground vertical cylindrical container for the storage and launching of ICBMs.
MISSILE SILOS, noun. Plural of missile silo

Dictionary definition

MISSILE, noun. A rocket carrying a warhead of conventional or nuclear explosives; may be ballistic or directed by remote control.
MISSILE, noun. A weapon that is forcibly thrown or projected at a targets but is not self-propelled.

Wise words

Words - so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.
Nathaniel Hawthorne