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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any sluggish bottom-dwelling ray having a rounded body and electric organs on each side of the head capable of emitting strong electric discharges;

Usage examples (4)
  • Within the last several years, redesignated as “sea control” aircraft, with individual squadrons referred to as torpedo-bombers.
  • I don't think the Republicans would 'torpedo' their candidate for president.
  • Hitherto, in naval operations, mosquito water-craft, such as torpedo-boats, have been employed in this service.
  • The 'torpedo's' hull was made out of specially modified lipids -- a primary component of cell surface. for more
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