torpedo


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Synonyms for torpedo

Synonyms for torpedo

a large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese (and tomato and onion and lettuce and condiments)

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)

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a small firework that consists of a percussion cap and some gravel wrapped in paper

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a small explosive device that is placed on a railroad track and fires when a train runs over it

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

any 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

attack or hit with torpedoes

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But Torpedo have tremendous depth - all four lines registered goals in Tuesday's win - and it will be a surprise if they are unable to overwhelm Slovan's depleted roster.
Addressing the ceremony, General Dehqan elaborated on specifications of the new torpedo, and said, "The advanced Valfajr torpedo which is smart and enjoys the anti-deception capability, high speed and a warhead with high explosive and destruction power can surprise the targets and giant vessels within a few seconds before striking, destroying and drowning them completely.
The one critique this reviewer has of the book involves the impact of the Russo-Japanese War on torpedo development during the period covered by this book.
Does anyone know anything about the firm that made the Torpedo machines?
Caption: ABOVE RIGHT: A torpedo specifically designed to destroy other torpedoes.
Torpedo represents a brave attempt to address some very broad and important themes.
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The FDB Black torpedo hinge is manufactured in die cast zinc alloy with a 10mm stainless steel pin - rig tests have shown that two hinges on a 1m frame comfortably carried a 60kg load (equivalent to 60NM (3.
The Lockheed Martin team includes qualified torpedo maintenance technicians who maintain the government-furnished equipment and property according to Navy regulations.
A ROYAL Navy warship fired a torpedo in a nuclear dockyard in an "appalling" blunder.
AN investigation is under way after a Royal Navy warship accidentally fired a torpedo into a dockyard wharf.
HMS Argyll was on a training exercise at Devonport dockyard when the torpedo was "jettisoned unexpectedly".
A US Navy-trained dolphin named Ten discovered a 19th-century torpedo in San Diego Bay, where the bottlenose dolphin is part of a programme to detect mines and enemy divers.
A fraud scheme was unveiled in Dastan torpedo plant organized by a special product supplier, Kyrgyzstan's National Security Committee's press service said on January 10.
3 million US Navy contract to provide MK 54 lightweight torpedo hardware, test equipment, spares and related engineering and repair services for US fleet inventory and in support of foreign military sales to the Royal Australian Navy and the Indian Navy.