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torpedo

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