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torpedo

Definitions of torpedo
n. - An automobile with a torpedo body. 2
n. - Any one of numerous species of elasmobranch fishes belonging to Torpedo and allied genera. They are related to the rays, but have the power of giving electrical shocks. Called also crampfish, and numbfish. See Electrical fish, under Electrical. 2
n. - An engine or machine for destroying ships by blowing them up. 2
n. - A quantity of explosives anchored in a channel, beneath the water, or set adrift in a current, and so arranged that they will be exploded when touched by a vessel, or when an electric circuit is closed by an operator on shore. 2
n. - A kind of small submarine boat carrying an explosive charge, and projected from a ship against another ship at a distance, or made self-propelling, and otherwise automatic in its action against a distant ship. 2
n. - A kind of shell or cartridge buried in earth, to be exploded by electricity or by stepping on it. 2
n. - A kind of detonating cartridge or shell placed on a rail, and exploded when crushed under the locomotive wheels, -- used as an alarm signal. 2
n. - An explosive cartridge or shell lowered or dropped into a bored oil well, and there exploded, to clear the well of obstructions or to open communication with a source of supply of oil. 2
n. - A kind of firework in the form of a small ball, or pellet, which explodes when thrown upon a hard object. 2
v. t. - to destroy by, or subject to the action of, a torpedo. 2

The word "torpedo" uses 7 letters: D E O O P R T.

Direct anagrams of torpedo:
  trooped

Words formed by adding one letter before or after torpedo (in bold), or to deooprt in any order:
h -   theropod   m -   promoted   p -   pteropod   s -   doorstep   torpedos   u -   uprooted  

Shorter words found within torpedo:
de   deport   depot   do   doe   doer   door   dope   doper   dor   dore   dorp   dot   dote   doter   droop   drop   dropt   ed   er   et   od   ode   odor   oe   oot   op   ope   oped   opt   opted   or   ordo   ore   ort   pe   ped   pedro   per   pert   pet   pod   poet   pood   poor   pore   pored   port   ported   pot   pro   prod   re   red   redo   redtop   rep   repo   repot   ret   rod   rode   rodeo   roe   rood   root   rooted   rope   roped   rot   rote   roto   ted   to   tod   toe   toed   too   top   tope   toped   toper   tor   tore   toro   trod   trode   troop   trop   trope  

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