HyperDic: torpedo

English > 8 senses of the word torpedo:
NOUNperson torpedo, gunman, gunslinger, hired gun, gun, gun for hire, triggerman, hit man, hitman, shootera professional killer who uses a gun
foodtorpedo, bomber, grinder, hero, hero sandwich, hoagie, hoagy, Cuban sandwich, Italian sandwich, poor boy, sub, submarine, submarine sandwich, wedge, zepa large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese (and tomato and onion and lettuce and condiments)
artifacttorpedoan 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)
artifacttorpedoa small firework that consists of a percussion cap and some gravel wrapped in paper
artifacttorpedoa small explosive device that is placed on a railroad track and fires when a train runs over it
artifacttorpedoarmament consisting of a long cylindrical self-propelled underwater projectile that detonates on contact with a target
animaltorpedo, electric ray, crampfish, numbfishany sluggish / 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
VERBcompetitiontorpedoattack or hit with torpedoes
torpedo > pronunciation
Soundstaorpiy'dow.
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English > torpedo: 8 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA professional killer who uses a gun.
Synonymsgunman, gunslinger, hired gun, gun, gun for hire, triggerman, hit man, hitman, shooter
Broadermurderer, liquidator, manslayerA criminal who commits homicide (who performs the unlawful / unlawful / unlawful premeditated killing of another human being)
Spanishasesino a sueldo, asesino profesional, pistolero, sicario
Catalanassassí professional
English > torpedo: 8 senses > noun 2, food
MeaningA 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.
Synonymsbomber, grinder, hero, hero sandwich, hoagie, hoagy, Cuban sandwich, Italian sandwich, poor boy, sub, submarine, submarine sandwich, wedge, zep
BroadersandwichTwo (or more) slices of bread with a filling between them
Spanishhoagie, submarino, zep
Catalanhoagie, hoagy, zep
English > torpedo: 8 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningAn 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).
Broaderexplosive devicedevice that bursts with sudden violence from internal energy
English > torpedo: 8 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningA small firework that consists of a percussion cap and some gravel wrapped in paper; explodes when thrown forcefully against a hard surface.
Broaderfirework, pyrotechnic(usually plural) a device with an explosive that burns at a low rate and with colored flames
English > torpedo: 8 senses > noun 5, artifact
MeaningA 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.
Broaderalarm, alert, warning signal, alarumAn automatic signal (usually a sound) warning of danger
explosive devicedevice that bursts with sudden violence from internal energy
English > torpedo: 8 senses > noun 6, artifact
Meaningarmament consisting of a long cylindrical self-propelled underwater projectile that detonates on contact with a target.
Narroweraerial torpedoA torpedo designed to be launched from an airplane
bangalore torpedoA metal pipe filled with explosive, used to detonate land mines or to clear a path through barbed wire
homing torpedoA torpedo that is guided to its target (as by the sound of a ship's engines)
submarine torpedoA torpedo designed to be launched from a submarine
Broaderarmamentweaponry used by military or naval force
Spanishtorpedo
Catalantorpede
Verbstorpedoattack or hit with torpedoes
English > torpedo: 8 senses > noun 7, animal
MeaningAny sluggish / 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.
Synonymselectric ray, crampfish, numbfish
Member ofTorpedinidae, family Torpedinidaeelectric rays
Broaderraycartilaginous fishes having horizontally flattened bodies and enlarged winglike pectoral fins with gills on the underside
Spanishtorpedo
Catalantorpede, torpediniforme, vaca
English > torpedo: 8 senses > verb 1, competition
Meaningattack or hit with torpedoes.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Broaderattack, assaillaunch an attack or assault on
Spanishtorpedear
Catalantorpedinar
Nounstorpedoarmament consisting of a long cylindrical self-propelled underwater projectile that detonates on contact with a target

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