HyperDic: sidewinder

English > 2 senses of the word sidewinder:
NOUNanimalsidewinder, horned rattlesnake, Crotalus cerastessmall pale-colored desert rattlesnake of southwestern United States
artifactsidewinderair-to-air missile with infrared homing device
sidewinder > pronunciation
Soundssay'dway.nder
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English > sidewinder: 2 senses > noun 1, animal
Meaningsmall pale-colored desert rattlesnake of southwestern United States; body moves in an s-shaped curve.
Synonymshorned rattlesnake, Crotalus cerastes
Member ofCrotalus, genus Crotaluslarge rattlesnakes
Broaderrattlesnake, rattlerpit viper with horny segments at the end of the tail that rattle when shaken
Catalancrotalus cerastes
English > sidewinder: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
Meaningair-to-air missile with infrared homing device.
BroadermissileA rocket carrying a warhead of conventional or nuclear explosives
Spanishmisil sidewinder

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