launching-tube love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A metal tube fixed in a torpedo-boat or other vessel of war, through which automobile torpedoes may be launched against an enemy. Also called torpedo-tube.

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Examples

  • It could be guessed that some targets had been fired on by more than one launching-tube, leaving two ships unattacked by the _Horus's_ missiles.

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