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- noun A charge designed for detonation at a preset depth under water, used especially against submarines.
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- noun A form of
bombthat is designed to detonate at a certain depth underwaterfor the purposes of attacking a submerged enemy, especially a submarine.
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- noun a bomb that explodes at a preset depth under water; antisubmarine device
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