bangalore torpedo

(redirected from Bangalore torpedoes)
Also found in: Dictionary, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Bangalore torpedoes: Bangalore blade
  • noun

Words related to bangalore torpedo

a metal pipe filled with explosive, used to detonate land mines or to clear a path through barbed wire

Related Words

References in periodicals archive ?
The engineers were with us and they drug about 10 foot-long pipes they called Bangalore torpedoes [obstacle-clearing explosives].
In display cases are items such as dynamite, C4, cratering charges, and bangalore torpedoes.