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torpedo

noun [C or U] uk   /tɔːˈpiː.dəʊ/ us    /tɔːrˈpiː.doʊ/ ( plural torpedoes)
a long, thin bomb that travels underwater in order to destroy the ship at which it is aimed

torpedo

verb [T] uk   /tɔːˈpiː.dəʊ/ us    /tɔːrˈpiː.doʊ/
to use a torpedo to destroy something informal to destroy: He accused them of trying to torpedo the peace process.
Translations of “torpedo”
in Korean 어뢰…
in Arabic طورْبيد…
in French torpille…
in Turkish torpido, deniz altından atılan bomba…
in Italian siluro…
in Chinese (Traditional) 魚雷…
in Russian торпеда…
in Polish torpeda…
in Spanish torpedo…
in Portuguese torpedo…
in German der Torpedo…
in Catalan torpede…
in Japanese 魚雷, 水雷…
in Chinese (Simplified) 鱼雷…
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