torpedo




torpedo - noun

  • a professional killer who uses a gun
  • a large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese (and tomato and onion and lettuce and condiments); different names are used in different sections of the United States
  • an explosive device that is set off in an oil well (or a gas well) to start or to increase the flow of oil (or gas)
  • a small firework that consists of a percussion cap and some gravel wrapped in paper; explodes when thrown forcefully against a hard surface
  • a small explosive device that is placed on a railroad track and fires when a train runs over it; the sound of the explosion warns the engineer of danger ahead
  • armament consisting of a long cylindrical self-propelled underwater projectile that detonates on contact with a target
  • any sluggish bottom-dwelling ray of the order Torpediniformes having a rounded body and electric organs on each side of the head capable of emitting strong electric discharges

  • torpedo - verb

    • attack or hit with torpedoes

    torpedo - thesaurus

    bomber   crampfish   grinder   gun   gunman   gunslinger   hero   hitman   hoagie   hoagy   numbfish   shooter   sub   submarine   triggerman   wedge   zep  


    View spelling list -o words - a mixture and learn about the word torpedo in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 7. Long vowels e.g ee, ea or y? oa, o-e, or ow? u-e, ue, or ew?.

    Scrabble score for torpedo

    t is 1 o is 1 r is 1 p is 3 e is 1 d is 2 o is 1
    Scrabble score = 10

    generated at 01:33:08 on 03-12-23

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