torpedo tube


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torpedo tube

n.
A tube in the hull of a submarine or another naval vessel or mounted on the deck of a surface warship, through which torpedoes are launched.

torpedo tube

n
(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) the tube from which a torpedo is discharged from submarines or surface ships
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Noun1.torpedo tube - a tube near the waterline of a vessel through which a torpedo is firedtorpedo tube - a tube near the waterline of a vessel through which a torpedo is fired
tube, tubing - conduit consisting of a long hollow object (usually cylindrical) used to hold and conduct objects or liquids or gases
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torpedo tube

nTorpedoausstoßrohr nt
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