from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A part of the armament system in the forward part of a projectile, such as a guided missile, rocket, torpedo, bomb, or other munition, that contains either a nuclear or thermonuclear system, a high explosive system, chemical or biological agents, or inert materials intended to inflict damage on a target.
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- n. The part of a missile, projectile, torpedo, rocket, or other munition which contains either the nuclear or thermonuclear system, high explosive system, chemical or biological agents, or inert materials intended to inflict damage.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the front part of a guided missile or rocket or torpedo that carries the nuclear or explosive charge or the chemical or biological agents
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