(1)   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
(2)   Armament consisting of a long cylindrical self-propelled underwater projectile that detonates on contact with a target
(3)   A small explosive device that is placed on a railroad track and fires when a train runs over it; the sound of the explosion warns the engineer of danger ahead
(4)   A small firework that consists of a percussion cap and some gravel wrapped in paper; explodes when thrown forcefully against a hard surface
(5)   An explosive device that is set off in an oil well (or a gas well) to start or to increase the flow of oil (or gas)
(6)   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
(7)   A professional killer who uses a gun


(8)   Attack or hit with torpedoes


  1. A cylindrical explosive projectile that can travel underwater and is used as a weapon.
  2. A fish having wings that generate electric current, a kind of electric ray.
  3. A submarine sandwich.
  4. A naval mine.
  5. An explosive device buried underground and set off remotely, to destroy fortifications, troops, or cavalry; a land torpedo
  6. A professional gunman or assassin.


  1. To send a torpedo, usually from a submarine, that explodes below the waterline of the target ship.
  2. To sink a ship with one of more torpedoes.
  3. To undermine or destroy any endeavor with a stealthy, powerful attack.