torpedo Meaning and Definition

Urdu Meanings

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ایک مچھلی جو برقی رو چھوڑ کر شکار کو مار لیتی ہے

aik machhli jo barqi ro chhor kar shikaar ko maar leti hai

تارپیڈو مارنا

tarpeido maarna

Definitions

English definition for torpedo

1. n. 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

2. n. armament consisting of a long cylindrical self-propelled underwater projectile that detonates on contact with a target

3. n. 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

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

5. n. 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)

6. n. 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

7. n. a professional killer who uses a gun

8. v. attack or hit with torpedoes

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The modern torpedo is a self-propelled weapon with an explosive warhead, launched above or below the water surface, propelled underwater towards a target, and designed to detonate either on contact with its target or in proximity to it.
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