(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. projectile, trajectile; guided missile. See arms.
(Roget's IV) n.
Syn. cartridge, projectile, ammunition, rocket, guided missile; see also bullet , shot 2 , weapon 1 .
Types of missiles include: Polaris, Poseidon, Submarine-Launched Ballistic Missile (SLBM), Titan, Pershing, cruise, MX, Minuteman, Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM), Intermediate Range Ballistic Missile (IRBM), Anti-Ballistic Missile (ABM), Fractional Orbital Bombardment System (FOBS), Multiple Independently Targetable Re-entry Vehicle (MIRV), Air-to-Surface Missile (ASM), Air-to-Air Missile (ATA), Surface-to-Air Missile (SAM), Surface-to-Surface Missile (SSM), Viking, Lance, Patriot, Hawk, Stinger, M-109, ton, Trident, Tomahawk, cruise, Sidewinder, Scud, Frog, Silkworm, Exocet.
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
rocket, projectile, trajectile, ballistic missile, air-to-air missile, ground-to-air missile, guided missile.
air-to-air: Sidewinder, Falcon, Sparrow
anti-armor, wire-guided: TOW missile
antiship cruise missile: Harpoon
antitank: Hellfire missile, Maverick
camera-guided: AGM-142, Have Nap missile
electronic beam, guided by: beam rider
explosive portion: warhead
guided missile: cruise missile, Tomahawk
intercepts enemy missiles: Patriot
intercontinental missile: MX, Titan
multiple warhead missile: MIRV
propulsion unit, additional: booster
radar installations, homes in on: HARM
shoulder-fired: Stinger
silo-deployed, three-stage nuclear missile: Minuteman
tank-mounted: Shillelagh
underwater, launched from: Polaris, Poseidon, Trident II

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