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1. missile

noun. ['ˈmɪsəl'] a rocket carrying a warhead of conventional or nuclear explosives; may be ballistic or directed by remote control.

Synonyms

  • rocket
  • air-to-air missile
  • air-to-surface missile
  • sidewinder
  • nose
  • vane
  • weapon
  • heat-seeking missile
  • projectile
  • guided missile
  • air-to-ground missile
  • arm
  • ballistic missile

Antonyms

  • disarm
  • work
  • undynamic
  • linger

Etymology

  • missilis (Latin)

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Rhymes with Missile

  • entwistle
  • dismissal
  • whistle
  • gristle
  • glycel
  • epistle
  • bristle
  • wissel
  • thistle
  • this'll
  • sissel
  • schissel
  • missel
  • missal
  • kissell
  • kissel
  • hisel
  • fissile
  • fissell
  • fissel
  • cissell
  • bissell
  • bisel

How do you spell missile? Is it missle ?

A common misspelling of missile is missle

Sentences with missile


1. Noun, singular or mass
Aluminum powder is an important component of the solid propellants used in missile and rocket fuel.

Quotes about missile


1. If it is your time, love will track you down like a cruise missile.
- Lynda Barry

2. missile

noun. ['ˈmɪsəl'] a weapon that is forcibly thrown or projected at a targets but is not self-propelled.

Synonyms

  • spitball
  • throw stick
  • shot
  • arm
  • seeker
  • throwing stick
  • boomerang
  • arrow
  • cannonball
  • slug
  • projectile
  • cannon ball
  • weapon system
  • dart
  • weapon
  • bullet
  • pellet

Antonyms

  • fall
  • rear
  • back
  • pull

Etymology

  • missilis (Latin)
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