torpedo plane
noun see torpedo bomber

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • torpedo plane — ▪ military weaponry also called  torpedo bomber        aircraft designed to launch torpedoes (torpedo). In about 1910 the navies of several countries began to experiment with torpedo launching from low flying aircraft, usually seaplanes. The… …   Universalium

  • torpedo plane — noun see torpedo bomber * * * torpedo plane, an airplane for carrying and releasing self propelled torpedoes …   Useful english dictionary

  • torpedo — torpedolike, adj. /tawr pee doh/, n., pl. torpedoes, v., torpedoed, torpedoing. n. 1. a self propelled, cigar shaped missile containing explosives and often equipped with a homing device, launched from a submarine or other warship, for destroying …   Universalium

  • torpedo bomber — noun Date: 1930 a military airplane designed to carry torpedoes called also torpedo plane …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • torpedo bomber — noun also torpedo plane : a military airplane designed to carry torpedoes …   Useful english dictionary

  • TORPEDO — a vi, ut Varro ait, de L. L. l. 4. nempe quia inducit torpedinem: Graecis eadem de causa Νάρκη, quod νάρκωσιν producit: a tremore, quem adfert contrectantibus, Burdegalensibus Tremble; Liguribus ob eandem rationem Tremoriza: Bellunensi, Avicennae …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Torpedo bomber — A torpedo bomber is a bomber aircraft designed primarily to attack ships with torpedoes, but they could also carry out conventional bombings. Torpedo bombers existed almost exclusively prior to and during WWII, when they were an important player… …   Wikipedia

  • Motor Torpedo Boat PT-109 — This article is about the boat. For the song, see PT 109 (song). For the film, see PT 109 (film). LTJG Kennedy (standing at right) on the PT 109 in 1943. For other Ids see[1] Career (United States) …   Wikipedia

  • SLC (bemannter Torpedo) — SLC 200 Bemannter Torpedo SLC 200 p1 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Ist ja irre - unser Torpedo kommt zurück — Filmdaten Deutscher Titel: Ist ja irre – unser Torpedo kommt zurück Originaltitel: Watch Your Stern Produktionsland: Großbritannien Erscheinungsjahr: 1960 Länge: ca. 87 Minuten Originalsprache …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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