antirocket

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anti- +‎ rocket

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antirocket (not comparable)

  1. (military) Designed to prevent, or counterattack against, rocket fire
    • 2009, January 19, “Ethan Bronner”, in Parsing Gains of Gaza War[1]:
      Some 200 were killed instantly, shocking Hamas and indeed all of Gaza, especially because Israel’s antirocket attacks in previous years had been more measured.

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