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That trend pushed nuclear depth charges out of the inventories of the United States, the United Kingdom, France, Russia, and China navies that developed them.
Bombs dropped in practice rounds off North Carolina's coast during World War II have washed ashore, and the near sea floor is littered with bombs and depth charges as a result of submarine warfare.
The effect of one in this drink is substantial, a stealthy allium depth charge that lends a vaguely roasty, vegetal note and that rides atop the gin’s natural botanicals for a crystal-cold wave of savory flavors.
Unable to make contact with Moscow for several days, Savitsky had not been notified of the United States’ intent to employ practice depth charges as part of its Cuban blockade.
The sub was pinned in close to shore as destroyers and other ships dropped depth charges.
But Strong is content to walk us through the paces of Salinger’s troubled ascendancy without igniting any depth charges.
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Definition of depth charge for English Language Learners
: a bomb that is made to explode under water at a particular depth in order to destroy submarines
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