limpet mine


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Related to limpet mine: Landmine, Naval mines
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limpet mine

nHaftmine f

limpet mine

n (Mil) → mignatta
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For in the tube between bladder and kidney lay a limpet mine of cancer.
The Lib Dems would prefer a limpet mine to Lembit as their candidate in the next election for London Mayor.
Freed from bureaucratic shackles, the men and women of this secret organization developed armaments ranging from the limpet mine (responsible for sinking numerous enemy ships while anchored at harbor) to a giant, bridge-carrying assault tank.
AIR WAR: Dogfight trails over St Paul's dome in London during the Battle of Britain in the summer of 1940 SABOTAGE: Damage done to the Rainbow Warrior''s hull by the French limpet mine.
HOLL OVER HIM: Christian Dailly sticks to Patrick Kluivert like a limpet mine to ensure a day of despair for the Dutch striker, below
This was caused by a limpet mine planted in a waste bin.
In 1942 the 1,787-ton Ravenspoint was sunk in Gibraltar harbour by a limpet mine but salvage teams soon refloated her.
As an aside, not really detracting from the key messages being conveyed by the author, I would like to point out the difficulty for a hostile swimmer of affixing an explosive charge or limpet mine on the hull of the Staten Island Ferry while it is discharging or loading passengers (see page 107 of Dr.
Lt Cdr Fraser was at the controls of a midget submarine which manoeuvred under the Takao while his colleague Mike Magennis put a limpet mine on the bottom of the ship off Singapore.
But maybe it's the qualities of a limpet mine rather than a bombshell Ms Nordegren needs.