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Definition of TORPEDO
Pronunciation : TORPEDO

noun : TORPEDO

Source:WordNet 3.1

  • 3. (

    ) an 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) ;

  • 4. (

    ) a small firework that consists of a percussion cap and some gravel wrapped in paper; explodes when thrown forcefully against a hard surface ;

  • 5. (

    ) a 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 ;

  • 6. (

    ) armament consisting of a long cylindrical self-propelled underwater projectile that detonates on contact with a target ;

verb : TORPEDO

Source:WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) attack or hit with torpedoes ;

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