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torpedo

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torpedo
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (military)
a. torpedo
Este buque de guerra fue hundido por un torpedo durante la Segunda Guerra Mundial.This warship was sunk by a torpedo during Second World War.
2. (zoology)
a. electric ray
En estos mares nadan torpedos, tiburones y tortugas marinas.Electric rays, sharks, and sea turtles swim in these seas.
b. torpedo
El torpedo capturó al pequeño pez sirviéndose de una descarga eléctrica que lo dejó aturdido.The torpedo captured the small fish using an electric shock that left it stunned.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(education)
Regionalism used in Chile
(Chile)
a. cheat sheet
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
El profesor pescó a una de sus estudiantes con un torpedo y la expulsó del examen.The teacher caught one of his students with a cheat sheet and expelled her from the exam.
b. crib
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
No había estudiado nada para el examen, por eso llevaba un torpedo escondido en el bolsillo.I hadn't studied anything for the exam. That's why I had a crib hidden in my pocket.
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torpedo
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (proyectil)
a. torpedo
2. (pez)
a. electric ray
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