n. weapon that is thrown or projected; rocket carrying instruments or warhead
U.S. defense officials say they believe the missile is a long-range Taepodong-2.
Sentence in Classic:
There was a whiz as of a missile in the air, mingled with the murmur of a curse, a sound as of shivering glass followed, and a small, vague form went over the fence and shot away in the gloom.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context
She could be as unscrupulous in fighting for herself as she was reckless in courting danger, and whatever came to her hand at such moments was likely to be used as a defensive missile.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
Jurgis seized a bottle off the counter as he ran; and as the bartender made a leap he hurled the missile at him with all his force.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair Context
He did not stand stolidly baring his furry belly to the missile, and die with an upward glance at the sympathetic heavens.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane Context
It was reported, and believed by many, that an Indian had drawn his arrow against the badge, and that the missile struck it, and fell harmless to the ground.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne Context
It struck beneath my ear, and stopped the sentence I was uttering; but, pulling it out, I sprang to the door and delivered another; which I hope went a little deeper than his missile.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte Context