Noun(1) a professional killer who uses a gun(2) 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(3) an explosive device that is set off in an oil well (or a gas well, or gas(4) a small firework that consists of a percussion cap and some gravel wrapped in paper; explodes when thrown forcefully against a hard surface(5) 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(6) armament consisting of a long cylindrical self-propelled underwater projectile that detonates on contact with a target(7) 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
Verb(1) attack or hit with torpedoes
(1) What could torpedo these plans is if tourists as a whole cancel their winter holidays out of safety concerns or if the airlines cut capacity on transcontinental routes.(2) Properties in common with electricity of the torpedo and other animals of this class are chiefly these: -(3) He accentuates his taps with an occasional torpedo , little explosive pellets that detonate on contact, which were a lot of fun before life got so safe and sane.(4) However, overly strong, untimely or uninformed opinions and input that override a well thought-out process can torpedo the best plans for no reason.(5) This is guided to the submarine position where it drops a parachute-retarded torpedo , or depth charge, from a height of 400 feet.(6) His first thought was that Craig's initiative would torpedo the proposal.(7) Since any decision to change the executive director must be made unanimously by the executive board, he or she can easily torpedo proposed changes.(8) Fears over traffic congestion could torpedo plans to make a Selby transport depot the hub of a nationwide distribution network.(9) He voted in favor of it in the Cabinet but also tried to torpedo the plan in parliamentary maneuvers.(10) It also adds to the anger following last year's Government decision to torpedo plans for a massive marina, following a public inquiry.(11) Bloomington is a small town, and any whiff of scandal would torpedo the project.(12) There are a myriad of reasons why Congress may torpedo this plan.(13) As the torpedo reaches the closest distance to the target, a magnetic proximity fuse and an impact fuse detonates the warhead.(14) The plans were passed by members after a marathon eight-hour debate - but campaigners are now joining forces in an attempt to torpedo the scheme.(15) The story told about a World War II German submarine that was doomed to torpedo the same ship over and over again and, in doing so, driving the submarine captain mad.(16) He voted in favour of the pull-out in the Cabinet, but tried to torpedo the plan in parliament.
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Different Formstorpedo, torpedoed, torpedoes, torpedoing
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