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torpedonoun [C]

 us   /tɔrˈpi·doʊ/ (plural torpedoes)
a bomb designed to travel under water which explodes when it hits something: No one on the ship saw the torpedo coming, not even the men on watch.

torpedoverb [T]

 us   /tɔrˈpi·doʊ/ (present tense torpedoes, present participle torpedoing, past tense and past participle torpedoed)
to hit something with a torpedo: The ship was torpedoed by a submarine. fig. In fact, both sides torpedoed the ceasefire (= destroyed its chances for success).
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Translations of “torpedo”
in Korean 어뢰…
in Arabic طورْبيد…
in Malaysian torpedo…
in French torpille…
in Russian торпеда…
in Chinese (Traditional) 魚雷…
in Italian siluro…
in Turkish torpido, deniz altından atılan bomba…
in Polish torpeda…
in Spanish torpedo…
in Vietnamese ngư lôi…
in Portuguese torpedo…
in Thai ขีปนาวุธติดวัตถุระเบิดที่ยิงจากเรือดำน้ำ…
in German der Torpedo…
in Catalan torpede…
in Japanese 魚雷, 水雷…
in Chinese (Simplified) 鱼雷…
in Indonesian torpedo…
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