javelin

Definitions

General English

Military

  • noun
    (written as Javelin)
    a British-designed hand-held optically tracked surface-to-air missile (SAM)
  • noun
    (written as Javelin)
    an American-designed precision-guided anti-tank missile

Sports

  • noun a long thin piece of wood, plastic or metal with a pointed end, thrown in field competitions
  • noun an athletics event in which the contestants compete to throw a javelin as far as possible
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