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Engelsk navneord: torpedo

1. torpedo (om person) a professional killer who uses a gun


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)gun, gun for hire, gunman, gunslinger, hired gun, hit man, hitman, shooter, triggerman


Mindre specifikke termerliquidator, manslayer, murderer

2. torpedo (om mad) 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


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)bomber, Cuban sandwich, grinder, hero, hero sandwich, hoagie, hoagy, Italian sandwich, poor boy, sub, submarine, submarine sandwich, wedge, zep


Mindre specifikke termersandwich

3. torpedo (om genstand) 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)


Mindre specifikke termerexplosive device

4. torpedo (om genstand) a small firework that consists of a percussion cap and some gravel wrapped in paper; explodes when thrown forcefully against a hard surface


Mindre specifikke termerfirework, pyrotechnic

5. torpedo (om genstand) 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


Mindre specifikke termeralarm, alarum, alert, explosive device, warning signal

6. torpedo (om genstand) armament consisting of a long cylindrical self-propelled underwater projectile that detonates on contact with a target


Mindre specifikke termerarmament


Mere specifikke termeraerial torpedo, bangalore torpedo, homing torpedo, submarine torpedo

7. torpedo (om dyr) 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


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)crampfish, electric ray, numbfish


Mindre specifikke termerray


Tilhører disse overordnede termerfamily Torpedinidae, Torpedinidae


Engelsk udsagnsord: torpedo

1. torpedo (om konkurrence) attack or hit with torpedoes


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Mindre specifikke termerassail, attack









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