- n. 导弹；投射物
- adj. 导弹的；可投掷的；用以发射导弹的
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- missile (n.)
- "thing thrown or discharged as a weapon," is 1650s, from missile (adj.), 1610s, "capable of being thrown," chiefly in phrase missile weapon, from French missile and directly from Latin missilis "that may be thrown or hurled" (also, in plural, as a noun, "weapons that can be thrown, darts, javelins"), from missus "a throwing, hurling," past participle of mittere "to send" (see mission). Sense of "self-propelled rocket or bomb" is first recorded 1738; the modern remote guidance projectile so called from 1945.
- 1. The plane was shot down in error by a NATO missile.
- 2. The guidance systems didn't work and the missile couldn't hit its target.
- 3. They claimed to have shot down one incoming missile.
- 4. The missile buried itself deep in the grassy hillside.
- 5. Another missile exploded harmlessly outside the town.
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