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    torpedo - Dictionary definition and meaning for word torpedo

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    (noun) a professional killer who uses a gun Definition
    (noun) 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 Definition
    (noun) 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) Definition
    (noun) a small firework that consists of a percussion cap and some gravel wrapped in paper; explodes when thrown forcefully against a hard surface Definition
    (noun) 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 Definition
    (noun) armament consisting of a long cylindrical self-propelled underwater projectile that detonates on contact with a target Definition
    (noun) 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 Definition
    (verb) attack or hit with torpedoes
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it sounds like tornodo but under water

TORPEDO - break it into TOP + SPEED -A Top Speed underwater missile (TORPEEDO) which hits the enemy ships like a TORNADO.

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