Translation of torpedo in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /tɔːrˈpiːdəʊ; tɔːˈpiːdəʊ/

noun/nombre (plural -does)

  • 1 [Military/Militar] torpedo (masculine)
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    • All aircraft dropped their bombs or torpedoes over the target, but on the return leg Beaufort A9-217 lost contact with the rest of the squadron and failed to return.
    • Two torpedo tubes are designed for firing remote-controlled torpedoes with a very high accuracy.
    • The ADF currently uses Mk46 Mod 1 Phase 11 and Mk 46 Mod 5a torpedoes from ships and aircraft.
  • 2 (sandwich) (American English/inglés norteamericano) [ sándwich hecho con una barra entera de pan ]

transitive verb/verbo transitivo (-does, -doing, -doed)

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