sec|ond-strike

sec|ond-strike
sec|ond-strike «SEHK uhnd STRYK», adjective.
1. (of a nuclear weapon or force) able to retaliate or strike back after a nuclear attack: »

a second-strike nuclear weapon or force.

2. of retaliation; retaliatory: »

second-strike capability.


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