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Drug slang A regional street term for crack and marijuana, presumably used together
Military A self-propelled explosive projectile weapon, launched above or below the water surface, propelled underwater toward a target, and designed to detonate on contact with, or in proximity to, a target, usually understood to be a ship
Neuropathology A focal fusiform swelling of the axons of Purkinje cells, located in the first portion of the axis cylinder prior to the origin of collateral branches, often accompanied by swollen dendritic ramifications and patchy displacement of Purkinje cells, a typical pathologic finding in olivopontocerebellar atrophy of the granular layer of the cerebellum

torpedo

fusiform swellings of proximal axonal segments of cerebellar Purkinje cells in cases of perennial rye grass mycotoxicosis and some forms of storage disease.
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The torpedo was unveiled in an exhibition in Tehran on Saturday on the IRGC Navy's latest achievements.
Senior IRGC officials had announced in May 2014 that the IRGC Navy is one of the only two world military forces equipped with the unique torpedo which moves with unbelievable velocity.
Then we all felt the unmistakable jolt of our fifth torpedo swooshing away.
The torpedo ripped into large refrigerated areas and one of the empty aviation gasoline-storage tanks.