torpedo

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK) IPA: /ˌtɔː(ɹ)ˈpiː.dəʊ/
  • (US) IPA: /ˌtɔɹˈpi.doʊ/
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  • Hyphenation: tor‧pe‧do

Noun[change]

Singular
torpedo

Plural
torpedos

  1. A missile with explosives that is shaped like a cigar that moves by itself, sometimes built with a targeting device. It is a weapon used in sea battle and is used to destroy ships overseas.
    The torpedo slammed into the submarine and in one hit, it destroyed the machine.