guided missile

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n guided missile a rocket-propelled missile whose path can be controlled during flight either by radio signals or by internal homing devices
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Usage

In literature:

A veritable barrage of verbiage flew to the court, like guided missiles, from both attorneys.
"Wild Justice" by Ruth M. Sprague
When we have finished, we will hammer you with guided missiles.
"Rip Foster in Ride the Gray Planet" by Harold Leland Goodwin
They will be guided missiles, and they will carry atom bomb heads.
"Space Tug" by Murray Leinster
Guided missiles with atomic warheads could combat them, perhaps, as could the molecular motion machines.
"The Black Star Passes" by John W Campbell
Instantly, the guided missile turned and kept coming toward them.
"Islands of Space" by John W Campbell
Definitely, they were one-man ships, not guided missiles.
"Victory" by Lester del Rey
Ardan put the missile-ball of brass into the Big Man's hand and guided his aim.
"The Boy Who Knew What The Birds Said" by Padraic Colum
If a guided missile was to be launched, it must be started right, and the pilot gyros were needed.
"Space Platform" by Murray Leinster
The Pentagon was debating the development of a Mahon-modified guided missile, and a drone plane was under construction.
"The Machine That Saved The World" by William Fitzgerald Jenkins
We shall use them to guide our missile, as they interact with the missile's own inertia.
"The Electronic Mind Reader" by John Blaine
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In news:

The guided-missile destroyers USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) and USS Chafee (DDG 90) steam in the Pacific Ocean with the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) during exercises with several Japanese Maritime Self Defense Force ships.
Sailors examine the guided-missile destroyer USS Porter after it was damaged in a collision with a Japanese-owned oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz early Sunday.
The US Navy said its guided missile destroyer USS Porter, seen here in a 2003 file photo, collided with an oil tanker .
Henry J Kaiser delivers a biofuel blend to the guided-missile cruiser U.S.S Princeton during the Great Green Fleet demonstration.
Giovanni Pasquale's guided missile sails past Pepe Reina to rave reviews during Udinese's 3-2 win in Europa League play.
The Army has awarded a $353 million contract to Lockheed Martin for the seventh production lot of Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System Unitary rockets, one of which is seen here during a test at White Sands Missile Riange in New Mexico.
The US Navy said its guided missile destroyer USS Porter, seen here in a 2003 file photo, collided with an oil tanker.
In this image provided by the US Navy shows the guided-missile cruiser USS San Jacinto approaches at sea in the Atlantic Ocean June 6, 2012.
This image provided by the US Navy shows the guided-missile cruiser USS San Jacinto approaches at sea in the Atlantic Ocean on June 6.
FILE ** The guided-missile cruiser USS San Jacinto sails in the more.
This image provided by the US Navy shows the guided-missile cruiser USS San Jacinto at sea in the Atlantic Ocean in June.
The guided-missile cruiser USS San Jacinto.
6, 2012: The crew of the USS Michael Murphy mans the ship and brings her to life during the commissioning ceremony for the Navy's newest guided-missile destroyer .
Ingalls Shipbuilding has started fabrication on the Navy's next Aegis guided missile destroyer , the John Finn (DDG 113), at its Pascagoula shipyard.
CNN -The US Navy said its guided missile destroyer collided with a Japanese-owned oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz early Sunday morning.
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