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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 Arabic طورْبيد…
in Korean 어뢰…
in Malaysian torpedo…
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 Vietnamese ngư lôi…
in Spanish torpedo…
in Portuguese torpedo…
in Thai ขีปนาวุธติดวัตถุระเบิดที่ยิงจากเรือดำน้ำ…
in German der Torpedo…
in Catalan torpede…
in Japanese 魚雷, 水雷…
in Indonesian torpedo…
in Chinese (Simplified) 鱼雷…
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