English - English Dictionary

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torpedoany sluggish bottom-dwelling ray of the order Torpediniformes having a rounded body and electric organs on each side of the head capable of emitting strong electric discharges
aerial torpedoa torpedo designed to be launched from an airplane
bangalore torpedoa metal pipe filled with explosive, used to detonate land mines or to clear a path through barbed wire
homing torpedoa torpedo that is guided to its target (as by the sound of a ship''s engines)
motor torpedo boata small fast unarmored and lightly armed torpedo boat; P(ropeller) T(orpedo) boat
submarine torpedoa torpedo designed to be launched from a submarine
torpedoarmament consisting of a long cylindrical self-propelled underwater projectile that detonates on contact with a target
torpedoa small explosive device that is placed on a railroad track and fires when a train runs over it; the sound of the explosion warns the engineer of danger ahead
torpedoa small firework that consists of a percussion cap and some gravel wrapped in paper; explodes when thrown forcefully against a hard surface
torpedoan explosive device that is set off in an oil well (or a gas well) to start or to increase the flow of oil (or gas)
torpedo boatsmall high-speed warship designed for torpedo attacks in coastal waters
torpedo-boat destroyersmall destroyer that was the forerunner of modern destroyers; designed to destroy torpedo boats
torpedo tubea tube near the waterline of a vessel through which a torpedo is fired
torpedoa large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese (and tomato and onion and lettuce and condiments); different names are used in different sections of the United States
torpedoa professional killer who uses a gun
torpedoattack or hit with torpedoes