ICBM

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English[edit]

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Noun[edit]

ICBM (plural ICBMs)

  1. (weaponry) Initialism of intercontinental ballistic missile.
    • 2002, Alexander T. Lennon, Contemporary Nuclear Debates: Missile Defense, Arms Control, and Arms Races in the Twenty-first Century, MIT Press (→ISBN)
      Iraq could test a North Korean-type ICBM that could deliver a several-hundred-kilogram payload to the United States in the last half of the next decade [the decade beginning with calendar year 2000] depending on the level of foreign assistance.

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English ICBM.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Tokyo) イシービーエ [àíshííbííéꜜmù] (Nakadaka – [7])
  • IPA(key): [a̠iɕiːbʲiːe̞mɯ̟ᵝ]

Noun[edit]

I(アイ)C(シー)B(ビー)M(エム) (aishībīemu

  1. (weaponry) an ICBM

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