torpedo tube

a tube through which a self-propelled torpedo is launched, usually by the explosion of a charge of powder.

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torpedo tube
the tube from which a torpedo is discharged from submarines or surface ships

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Example sentences
As if the torpedo tube is being sealed until the next salvo.
The boat consists of a cigar shaped underwater hull, holding the machinery, torpedoes and torpedo tube and the other vital parts.
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