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Noun torpedo has 7 senses
  1. gunman, gunslinger, hired gun, gun, gun for hire, triggerman, hit man, hitman, torpedo, shooter - a professional killer who uses a gun
    --1 is a kind of murderer, liquidator, manslayer
  2. bomber, grinder, hero, hero sandwich, hoagie, hoagy, Cuban sandwich, Italian sandwich, poor boy, sub, submarine, submarine sandwich, torpedo, wedge, zep - 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
    --2 is a kind of sandwich
  3. torpedo - 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)
    --3 is a kind of
    explosive device
  4. torpedo - a small firework that consists of a percussion cap and some gravel wrapped in paper; explodes when thrown forcefully against a hard surface
    --4 is a kind of
    firework, pyrotechnic
  5. torpedo - 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
    --5 is a kind of
    explosive device; alarm, alert, warning signal, alarum
  6. torpedo - armament consisting of a long cylindrical self-propelled underwater projectile that detonates on contact with a target
    --6 is a kind of
    --6 has particulars:
     aerial torpedo; bangalore torpedo; homing torpedo; submarine torpedo
    Derived form: verb torpedo1
  7. electric ray, crampfish, numbfish, torpedo - 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
    --7 is a kind of ray
    --7 is a member of Torpedinidae, family Torpedinidae
Verb torpedo has 1 sense
  1. torpedo - attack or hit with torpedoes
    --1 is one way to
    attack, assail
    Derived form: noun torpedo6
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
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