- A long-range guided missile that is wing supported and which flies within the atmosphere.
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Cruise-Missile — Cruise Mis|sile, Cruise|mis|sile [ kru:s mɪsa̮il], das; [s], s [engl. cruise missile, aus: cruise = Kreuzfahrt u. missile = Geschoss; Flugkörper, eigtl. = langsam fliegender, gelenkter Flugkörper] (Militär): Marschflugkörper. * * * Cruise… … Universal-Lexikon
cruise missile — Missile Mis sile, n. [L. missile.] 1. A weapon thrown or projected or intended to be projected, as a lance, an arrow, or a bullet. [1913 Webster] 2. A rocket propelled device designed to fly through the air and deliver a warhead of explosive… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
Cruise-Missile — Cruise Mis|sile [ kru:z misil, misail], auch Cruise|mis|sile das; s, s <aus gleichbed. engl. amerik. cruise missile zu to cruise »sich (kreuzend) vorwärts bewegen« u. missile »Geschoss, Flugkörper«> unbemannter Flugkörper mit Düsenantrieb… … Das große Fremdwörterbuch
cruise missile — cruise missiles N COUNT A cruise missile is a missile which carries a nuclear warhead and which is guided by a computer … English dictionary
cruise missile — ☆ cruise missile n. a long range, jet propelled winged missile that can be launched from an airplane, submarine, ship, etc. and guided to a target by remote control: see BALLISTIC MISSILE … English World dictionary
cruise missile — noun count a nuclear missile that is controlled by a computer and can travel very long distances … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
cruise missile — ► NOUN ▪ a low flying missile which is guided to its target by an on board computer … English terms dictionary
cruise missile — n a large explosive weapon that flies close to the ground and can be aimed at something hundreds of kilometres away … Dictionary of contemporary English
Cruise missile — United States Tomahawk cruise missile A modern Tau … Wikipedia
Cruise Missile — Boeing AGM 86A Marschflugkörper der US Air Force BGM 109 Tomahawk der US Navy Ein Marschflugkörper od … Deutsch Wikipedia
cruise missile — a winged guided missile designed to deliver a conventional or nuclear warhead by flying at low altitudes to avoid detection by radar. * * * Type of low flying strategic guided missile developed by the U.S. and the Soviet Union in the 1960s and… … Universalium