Synonyms and Antonyms for torpedo

1. torpedo (n.)

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


2. torpedo-boat destroyer (n.)

small destroyer that was the forerunner of modern destroyers; designed to destroy torpedo boats


3. torpedo (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. torpedo (n.)

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


5. torpedo (n.)

a professional killer who uses a gun


6. torpedo (v.)

attack or hit with torpedoes

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7. torpedo (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)


8. torpedo (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


9. torpedo (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