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torpedo boat

n.
A small, fast warship equipped for firing torpedoes.
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torpedo boat

n
(Historical Terms) (formerly) a small high-speed warship designed to carry out torpedo attacks in coastal waters
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torpe′do boat`


n.
a small, fast, highly maneuverable boat used for torpedoing enemy shipping.
[1800–10, Amer.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.torpedo boat - small high-speed warship designed for torpedo attacks in coastal waterstorpedo boat - small high-speed warship designed for torpedo attacks in coastal waters
mosquito boat, mosquito craft, motor torpedo boat, PT boat - a small fast unarmored and lightly armed torpedo boat; P(atrol) T(orpedo) boat
combat ship, war vessel, warship - a government ship that is available for waging war
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torpedo boat

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torpedo boat

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