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meanings of torpedo


  1. A kind of firework in the form of a small ball, or pellet, which explodes when thrown upon a hard object.
  2. An electric ray of the genus Torpedo.
  3. A large breast; breast with a large nipple.
  4. A woman's shoe with a pointed toe.
  5. A professional gunman or assassin.
  6. An explosive device buried underground and set off remotely, to destroy fortifications, troops, or cavalry; a land torpedo.
  7. A small explosive device attached to the top of the rail to provide an audible warning when a train passes over it.
  8. A cigarette containing marijuana and crack cocaine.
  9. A thick marijuana cigarette.
  10. A cylindrical explosive projectile that can travel underwater and is used as a weapon.
  11. A naval mine.
  12. An automobile with a torpedo body.
  13. A submarine sandwich.
  14. A similar projectile that can travel through space.
  15. (slang) A marijuana cigarette.


  1. To undermine or destroy any endeavor with a stealthy, powerful attack.
  2. To sink a ship with one of more torpedoes.
  3. To send a torpedo, usually from a submarine, that explodes below the waterline of the target ship.

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