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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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Thus, the global torpedo market is projected to register around 4% CAGR from 2018 to 2023.
As per the details of the project, the immediate requirement of the Navy for heavyweight torpedoes would be met by the acquisition to be made through the foreign vendors while the long-term bulk requirement would be fulfilled through the 'Made in India' route.
By the Second World War, the torpedo had developed to a range of 7,000 yards and could travel at 41 knots, carrying an explosive charge of 805lb.
The special steel for the lungs of aerial torpedoes is just one of the many developments that have emerged from United States Steel laboratories to help win the war.
However, according to Defense News, the torpedoes will be set up on Taiwan's two remaining combat attack submarines once their life extension program is completed.
This, senior and reliable sources have confirmed, has left the IN with no option but to arm its upcoming Frenchdesigned Scorpene submarine with old German SUT torpedos which are in use on the older German- designed HDW submarines called ' Shishumar' class of submarines.
HMS Blyth discovered that, since the last inspection by Royal Navy divers in 1996, the wreck has degraded to the extent that a loaded torpedo tube now lies exposed.
His remarks came after a university student in Iran presented a plan to build an Unmanned Underwater Vehicle (UUV) with the capability of tracking mines and firing torpedoes.
Also, this order connects to the previous orders from FMV announced in July 2014 and February 2015 for New Lightweight Torpedo.
But the men crept out, unhooked the torpedo and brought it back, much to everyone's surprise, without themselves or it being hit.
The Black Shark torpedo was selected from among different contenders based on its performance in technical trials, its competitive price and the opinion of officers who said it was best suited for the submarines that were to be built in Mumbai.
Kate Epstein's book about the relationships between the torpedo and the creation of the military-industrial complex builds on her earlier work about naval tactics, in particular her essay in the April 2013 Journal of Military History about "torpedoes and U.S.
The Torpedo crawler kit allows you to connect the Ratech Torpedo 4- to 8-inch crawler to almost any Ratech push camera system.
Seven days later, 11 miles off Kinsale, she ran into the path of U-boat 20, which fired a torpedo into the starboard bow, causing a massive explosion.
HAS anyone heard of the Torpedo Washing Machine Company of Huddersfield?