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depth charge

noun as in anti-submarine bomb that explodes at a preset depth under water

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On investigation this was found to be merely disturbances caused by the explosion of the depth-charge.

At the beginning of the war the German depth-charge was a thing of contempt, and its English counterpart was nearly as useless.

Only the sharp lookout kept had saved them—that and the depth charge.

The depth-charge had fouled a trailing wire from some of my ‘stage scenery sky’ and been dragged along to detonate close astern.

The shock from the depth-charge—which appears to have detonated just about right to have the maximum effect—was terrific.


On this page you'll find 3 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to depth charge, such as: ash can, blockbuster, and depth bomb.

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