In modern usage, a missile is a self-propelled precision-guided munition system, as opposed to an unguided self-propelled munition, referred to as a rocket (although these too can also be guided). In ordinary usage predating guided weapons, a missile is any thrown object.
Examples of missiles by guidance system
Notes and references
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