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Definition of "hunter-killer" []

  • Denoting a type of naval vessel, esp a submarine, designed and equipped to pursue and destroy enemy craft (adjective)

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Use "hunter-killer" in a sentence
  • "The Reapers - known as "hunter-killer" drones for their tracking ability - may be unmanned."
  • "Reapers, known as "hunter-killer" drones, have a range of about 1,115 miles and Arba Minch is about 300 miles south of the capital Addis Ababa."
  • "WASHINGTON — The foiled mail bombing plot by suspected al Qaeda militants in Yemen has added urgency to an Obama administration review of expanded military options that include putting elite U.S. hunter-killer teams that operate secretly in the coun try under Central Intelligence Agency authority."
  • "The Reapers - known as "hunter-killer" drones for their tracking ability - may be unmanned."
  • "Reapers, known as "hunter-killer" drones, have a range of about 1,115 miles and Arba Minch is about 300 miles south of the capital Addis Ababa."
  • "But the Unites States decision to place American hunter-killer ballistic missiles, first strike missiles, 110 miles from the Chinese mainland, on soil that China sees, rightly or wrongly, as Chinese soil, is NOT within tolerable limits."
  • "It is not a “hunter-killer ballistic missile” (???) or a “first strike missile”, unless the first strike is aimed at PRC aircraft flying within range of Taiwan."