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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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The torpedo exploded when hydrogen peroxide reacted with fuel propellant, turning the forward compartment into an inferno.
The Torpedo 62 is an advanced heavy weight torpedo for combating surface targets.
Launched from 533 mm torpedo tubes, the VA-111 exits the tube at 50 knots (93 km/h).
Les Gregory, Products & Training Services Director at BAE Systems, said: This is an important step in demonstrating the enhanced capability of the Spearfish Mod-1 Heavyweight Torpedo, as well as generating the necessary performance data, which will inform the rest of the programme.
During the peak of the Navy's torpedo production from the late 1980s to the mid-1990s, Northrop Grumman produced more than 550 MK50 lightweight torpedoes along with 491 MK48 Advanced Capability (ADCAP) heavyweight torpedoes.
By the start of 1914, torpedoes had been removed from most capital ships, having found their niche on smaller vessels such as motor torpedo boats, torpedo boat destroyers, and subs.
The torpedo is included in the North's brochure for weapons exports, and the "No.
In a series of closed-door briefings scheduled for Wednesday, the Foreign Ministry intends to present to Chinese, Russian, Japanese and European diplomats "scientific and objective evidence to back up the conclusion that it was a North Korean torpedo attack," said the South Korean news agency Yonhap.
He did not indicate why he thought a torpedo more likely than a mine and did not indicate who might have fired one.
BAE Systems have been the prime contractor and design authority for the UK torpedo industry for almost 40 years.
The deal is expected to provide the foundation for a proposed upgrade programme for the Spearfish torpedo.
has introduced Torpedo Extra IPA as a new addition to its year-round line-up.
With France bailing out of the heavyweight torpedo business, we are left with the British Spearfish, the Mk 48 rood 6 and its successor the Adcap from Raytheon, the Torpedo 2000 from Saab Bofors, the Black Shark from Whitehead and the DM2 A4 rood 4 from Atlas Elektronik.
Hall enlisted in the Navy in 1940 at the age of 17, and served as a torpedo plane gunner throughout the war.
He was the only survivor of the June 4, 1942, Torpedo Squadron (VT) 8 TBD torpedo plane attack on the Japanese carrier force.