designed to detect, intercept, or destroy missiles:
an antiballistic missile.
of or relating to defence against ballistic weapons
designed to detect, intercept, or shoot down ballistic missiles; also written anti-ballistic
destructive to or inhibiting the growth of bacteria. contemporary examples antibacterial soap is supposed to help you stay clean and healthy, right? antibacterial soap’s deadly secret kent sepkowitz may 20, 2014 xylitol nasal spray – xylitol is a sugar alcohol and has antibacterial properties. these are the 15 supplements to keep in your medicine cabinet […]
- Antiballistic missile treaty
an agreement between the u.s. and u.s.s.r., signed may 26, 1972, limiting the number of abm deployment areas, launchers, and interceptors.
the antiparticle of a , having −1 and charge, strangeness, and other quantum numbers opposite in sign to those of the . noun (physics) the antiparticle of any of the baryons antibaryon (ān’tē-bār’ē-ŏn’, ān’tī-) the antiparticle that corresponds to a baryon.
serving to prevent or cure biliousness. historical examples he referred to various medicines, some of which he thinks were antibilious or otherwise sanatory. the indian in his wigwam henry r. schoolcraft the scoundrels have nearly demolished two dozen antibilious pills. the king’s own captain frederick marryat recommended as antibilious, cathartic, chemical family pills. cooley’s cyclopdia […]
resistant or antagonistic to people or their values or objectives: antiblack sentiment among some reactionary groups. contemporary examples when obama first ran in 2008, republicans wrestled with how to attack him without playing on antiblack bigotry. democrats have bigger anti-mormon problem in election than gop has peter beinart april 22, 2012