torpedo


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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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In a relevant development on October 3, the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) for the first time displayed to the public its recently developed super torpedo, 'Hout', which enjoys the state-of-the-art technologies and is capable of hitting targets in and outside water.
In summation, Epstein's work is a fantastically detailed account of the history of torpedo manufacturing in the pre-World War I era.
The navy said no one was on the jetty at the time of the incident and the torpedo caused minor damage to a security fence when it landed inside the base.
They will perform a controlled detonation on the torpedo offshore.
The torpedo company is seen generating EUR300m (USD388.
X-ray diffraction analysis likewise shows the torpedo sample to have the same signature as the ship sample.
The Laotian official said Han probably meant to say that ''if North Korea had intended to strike the Cheonan, then it would have fired not one torpedo but several.
We rectified that omission thanks to panelist Marty Juliano, who works for a major West Coast craft brewer, and was able to acquire fresh samples of Torpedo for us.
The evidence points overwhelmingly to the conclusion that the torpedo was fired by a North Korean submarine," the multinational team said on Thursday.
Korea will "formally blame" North Korea on Thursday for launching a torpedo
Mueller knew he couldn't let the Torpedo go down in flames and asked to take a look.
Northamptonshire-based Radstone will provide G4DSP rugged digital signal processors for the latest phase of the MK-48 Advanced Capability/Advanced Common Torpedo upgrade programme.