Definitions for warheadˈwɔrˌhɛd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

war•headˈwɔrˌhɛd(n.)

  1. the forward section of a missile, bomb, torpedo, or the like, containing the explosive or payload.

    Category: Military

Origin of warhead:

1895–1900

Princeton's WordNet

  1. warhead, payload, load(noun)

    the front part of a guided missile or rocket or torpedo that carries the nuclear or explosive charge or the chemical or biological agents

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. warhead(noun)ˈwɔrˌhɛd

    the part of a missile that explodes

    a nuclear warhead

Wiktionary

  1. warhead(Noun)

    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.

Freebase

  1. Warhead

    The term warhead refers to the explosive and/or toxic material that is delivered by a missile, rocket, or torpedo.


Translations for warhead

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

warhead(noun)

the explosive section of a missile, torpedo etc

nuclear warheads.

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