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  • adj. Resembling or characteristic of a torpedo.


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torpedo +‎ -like


  • The creatures he had called suckerfish were swimming in and out of these submarine apartments; most of them were moving under their own power, but a few were operating small torpedolike machines.


  • These no-heel styles range from demure pale-pink numbers from MARC by Marc Jacobs to Prada's torpedolike silver metallic version, with black grosgrain ribbon -- as easily paired with denim as elegant evening wear.

    Flat And Fabulous

  • "All right, Marines!" she broadcast, her audience six human projectiles, bound tightly into torpedolike shrouds.

    Genellan- Planetfall

  • A small, gray seal's flipper, the torpedolike body swimming strongly away from the shore.

    Deep Water

  • He ducked in time to catch a glimpse of the torpedolike shape disappearing around a corallike corner of the base.

    A Call to Arms

  • He was grateful, of course, but still he could not hide his disappointment in not being allowed to accompany me, which was evidenced by an invidious comparison he drew between the ceiling of the Sikorsky and that of the old crate, as he had affectionately dubbed the great torpedolike rocket that was to bear me out into space in a few hours.

    Pirates of Venus

  • Meanwhile, inside the ship, Connel checked the loading of each of the chambers, making certain that each of the ten-foot-long torpedolike projectiles was properly secured in its blasting cradle.

    Sabotage in Space

  • And from that dark hole a dim torpedolike shape leaped into the star-filled sky.


  • That heavy, torpedolike weight on the end of the line was dropping almost half a mile.

    Flowing Gold

  • He saw the torpedolike wake of an old beaver towing a stick close to the opposite shore.

    Baree, Son of Kazan


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