What is another word for torpedoing?

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[ tɔːpˈiːdə͡ʊɪŋ], [ tɔːpˈiːdə‍ʊɪŋ], [ t_ɔː_p_ˈiː_d_əʊ_ɪ_ŋ]

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How to use "Torpedoing" in context?

In English, the term "torpedoing" generally refers to an act of attacking a ship by throwing a torpedo from a boat toward the ship. Torpedoes are sometimes also thrown from a submarine.

Torpedoing dates back to early naval warfare, when ships would use spears to attack each other. Torpedoes were eventually developed as an offensive weapon, and are now considered one of the most dramatic and destructive weapons in naval warfare.

A torpedo consists of a cylinder filled with explosive material and a torpedo nozzle. The torpedo is armed with one or more torpedoes.

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