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noun [countable] missile pronunciation in American English /ˈmɪs(ə)l/missile pronunciation in American English /ˈmisaɪl/
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  1. a weapon that travels under its own power for long distances and explodes when it hits its target

    a nuclear missile

    The motive for the missile attack was not initially clear.

    1. a.
      an object that is thrown or fired at someone or something


to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface

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