Simple Definition of depth charge
: a bomb that is made to explode under water at a particular depth in order to destroy submarines
Full Definition of depth charge
: an antisubmarine weapon that consists essentially of a drum filled with explosives which is dropped near a target and descends to a predetermined depth where it explodes —called also depth bomb
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