Definitions for "Torpedo"
An engine or machine for destroying ships by blowing them up; a mine{4}.
A quantity of explosives anchored in a channel, beneath the water, or set adrift in a current, and so designed that they will explode when touched or approached by a vessel, or when an electric circuit is closed by an operator on shore; now called marine mine.
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.
An open sports vehicle generally with an unbroken design line from the hood to the back of the car.
A vintage car with a long narrow low slung body.
or torpedo tourer : A sporty touring car; the French equivalent of the Phaeton. It was characterized by an unbroken body line from radiator to windshield and back to the rear of the car. Seats were flush with the body belt line.
A streamlined metal block in the path of the flow of stock within an extruder or molder heating cylinder that spreads the melt into the thin layers that can be heated more efficiently. Also called spreader.
An apparatus at the discharge stage of the screw for finishing homogenizing and blending of the melt.
A streamlined metal block placed in the path of flow of the plastics material in the heating cylinder of extruders and injection moulding machines to spread it into intimate contact with the heating areas.
Keywords:  cigar, robusto, bulge, foot, head
A cigar with a closed head and a closed foot.
6 1/8 in x 52 ring gauge. Traditionally referred to as a Robusto this cigar offers better combustibility because of its tapered head and shoulders.
A cigar shape that features a closed foot, a pointed head and a bulge in the middle.
Keywords:  killer, gun, rifle, spring, dangerous
a professional killer who uses a gun
a dangerous instrument as is a spring gun, a loaded rifle or the like
contract killer.
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.
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
The genus Torpedo is a genus of electric rays.
a maillot with no sides or waistband
According to page 239 of McKearin's "American Bottles & Flasks ...", the torpedo or "egg" bottle was patented in 1809 by William Hamilton of Dublin. The bottles curved bottom shaped had several advantages: forcing the bottle to lie on its side keep the liquid in constant contact with the cork and thereby prevented the leakage of air. shape allowed it to be much stronger than conventional flat bottom bottles of equal weight so it was less likely to crack/break under pressure of the carbonation. easier to pack in crates. hard to set down an opened bottle till you finished the contents, so customers drank faster.
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
Keywords:  gunman, hired
a hired gunman
to destroy by, or subject to the action of, a torpedo.
To destroy, cause to halt, or prevent from being accomplished; -- used esp. with reference to a plan or an enterprise, halted by some action before the plan is put into execution.
Keywords:  thug, hit, attack, armed, man
armed thug, hit man
attack or hit with torpedoes
Keywords:  spirals, kick, spins, gain, distance
A kick usually used to gain extra distance, which spirals rather than spins end over end.
Keywords:  automobile, body
An automobile with a torpedo body.
Keywords:  rail, strapped, top, device
a device which is strapped to the top of a rail