harpoon Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"harpoon" in British English

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harpoonnoun [C]

uk   /hɑːˈpuːn/  us   /hɑːr-/
a ​long, ​heavy spear (= a ​long, ​sharpweapon)attached to a ​rope, used for ​killinglargefish or whales

harpoonverb [T]

uk   /hɑːˈpuːn/  us   /hɑːr-/
to ​hit or ​kill a ​fish or whale with a harpoon
(Definition of harpoon from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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harpoonnoun [C]

 us   /hɑrˈpun/
a ​long, ​sharpweapon that is ​fixed to a ​rope and ​shot from a ​gun or ​thrown, used for ​hunting whales and other ​seaanimals
(Definition of harpoon from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “harpoon”
in Spanish arpón…
in Vietnamese cây lao móc…
in Malaysian tempuling…
in Thai ฉมวก…
in French harpon…
in German die Harpune…
in Chinese (Simplified) 捕鲸叉…
in Turkish zıpkın…
in Russian гарпун…
in Indonesian seruit…
in Chinese (Traditional) 捕鯨叉…
in Polish harpun…
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