from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of various tropical or subtropical marine fishes of the family Torpedinidae, having a rounded body and a pair of organs capable of producing an electric discharge, which is used to stun or kill prey. Also called crampfish, numbfish, torpedo.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any of the group of rays of the order Torpedodiniformes, which can produce an electric discharge.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. the torpedo.
- n. a torpedo.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. any sluggish bottom-dwelling ray of the order Torpediniformes having a rounded body and electric organs on each side of the head capable of emitting strong electric discharges
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Sorry, no example sentences found.