mis•silePronunciation: (mis'ul or, esp. Brit., -īl), [key]
an object or weapon for throwing, hurling, or shooting, as a stone, bullet, or arrow.
See guided missile.
See ballistic missile.
capable of being thrown, hurled, or shot, as from the hand or a gun.
used or designed for discharging missiles.
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