Crossword clues for torp
n. (abbreviation of lang=en torpedo)
In Scandinavian languages (mostly Swedish) torp means a small dwelling, such as a cottage, with a small leased farm area cultivated by its inhabitants, similar to a croft.
Today, most of those still existing in Scandinavia serve as summer homes for city dwellers.
The word is cognate to Anglo Saxon Thorp or Thorpe and also exists as surname or a place name.
In Danish and Norwegian the common noun for an inhabitant of a torp is husmann/husmand – a man with a house. Husmenn used to own their houses, but not the land.
Torp is also sometimes used as a surname in Scandinavia.
Torp may refer to:
- Torp (architecture), a small rural dwelling and agricultural unit in Scandinavia, similar to a Croft
- Ossicular replacement prosthesis, an inner-ear prosthesis
- Farman F.60 Torp, torpedo-bomber
- Colloquial for torpedo
Usage examples of "torp".
Romeo, be advised that Hatchet is en route to you in case your torp misses, over.
In the best-case scenario, the torp would hit the sub before it had time to arm.
By the time the third torp hit, Bangor was already on her way to the bottom.
She hit one of her targets with a torp and flew straight into the expanding mass of plasma and coral.
Avoid appeared and the torp exploded before being sucked in, as it was programmed to do.
She got one in her sights and used a proton torpedo while it still made sense, then needled it with laserfire until the torp got there and blew it into molten slag.
She hit one of her targets with a torp and flew straight into the ex-panding mass of plasma and coral.
A void appeared and the torp exploded before being sucked in, as it was programmed to do.
Shada had shown up with a gift from Talon Karrde, two Dymex HM-8 torp launchers.
Mara jinked hard, came back, and put the torp right where she wanted it.
However, God helps those who help themselves, so this time, Torps, you can add your quota of assistance to the cause.
For a moment he hesitated about leaving Torps and Pilot there, looking down at their bodies butchered by splinters.
One after one the torps dived into the gravitic anomaly, and somehow the black hole managed to contain the vast energy their explosions released.
The passive sonars had tracked the attack sub, and the sounds of torps in the water had been audible right through the hull.
They rose in pitch and frequency as the torps closed, guided unerringly by reflected sound waves that plainly marked their intended target.