Torpedo body
Torpedo body Tor*pe"do body An automobile body which is built so that the side surfaces are flush. [Cant] [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • torpedo body — torpedo body, a style of automobile body in which all side surfaces including fenders are flush …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Torpedo — Tor*pe do, n.; pl. {Torpedoes}. [L. torpedo, inis, from torpere to be stiff, numb, or torpid. See {Torpid}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of elasmobranch fishes belonging to {Torpedo} and allied genera. They are… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Torpedo boat — Torpedo Tor*pe do, n.; pl. {Torpedoes}. [L. torpedo, inis, from torpere to be stiff, numb, or torpid. See {Torpid}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of elasmobranch fishes belonging to {Torpedo} and allied genera. They… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Torpedo nettings — Torpedo Tor*pe do, n.; pl. {Torpedoes}. [L. torpedo, inis, from torpere to be stiff, numb, or torpid. See {Torpid}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of elasmobranch fishes belonging to {Torpedo} and allied genera. They… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Torpedo occidentalis — Torpedo Tor*pe do, n.; pl. {Torpedoes}. [L. torpedo, inis, from torpere to be stiff, numb, or torpid. See {Torpid}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of elasmobranch fishes belonging to {Torpedo} and allied genera. They… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Torpedo vulgaris — Torpedo Tor*pe do, n.; pl. {Torpedoes}. [L. torpedo, inis, from torpere to be stiff, numb, or torpid. See {Torpid}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of elasmobranch fishes belonging to {Torpedo} and allied genera. They… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Torpedo (car) — The torpedo body style was a type of automobile body used from the early twentieth century until the mid 1930s, and which fell quickly into disuse after the Second World War.The torpedo body configuration incorporated a folding hood (top) as in a …   Wikipedia

  • body — [1] The main portion of an automobile. Often it refers just to the outside shell. [2] The main part of a housing. [3] The shank of a bolt. [4] In welding, it refers to the main structural part of a regulator. [5] A term used in describing the… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Torpedo scad — Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum …   Wikipedia

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