aerial torpedo

noun

Definition of aerial torpedo

1 : an explosive projectile fired from a trench mortar
2 : a torpedo designed for launching from an airplane
3 : a heavy aerial bomb
4 : a guided missile capable of powered flight

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First Known Use of aerial torpedo

1881, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Aerial torpedo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aerial%20torpedo. Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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