Definition of Depth charge

1. Noun. A bomb that explodes at a preset depth under water; antisubmarine device.

Exact synonyms: Depth Bomb
Generic synonyms: Bomb



Definition of Depth charge

1. Noun. A form of bomb that is designed to detonate at a certain depth underwater for the purposes of attacking a submerged enemy, especially a submarine. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Depth Charge

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deprotonations
deprovincialize
deprovincialized
deprovincializes
deprovincializing
depside
depsides
depsipeptide
depsipeptides
dept
dept.
depth-first search
depth bomb
depth charge (current term)
depth compensation
depth dose
depth finder
depth gage
depth gauge
depth of focus
depth perception
depth psychology
depth recording
depthless
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deptropine
deptropine citrate

Literary usage of Depth charge

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1. The United States Navy in the World War: Official Pictures Selected from the by James Clayton Russell, William Emmet Moore (1921)
""The depth charge crews jumped to their stations and immediately started dropping depth bombs." While the ship seen in the picture is not the Mount Vernon, ..."

2. Submarine Warfare of To-day: How the Submarine Menace was Met and Vanquished by Charles William Domville-Fife (1920)
"... CHAPTER V THE HYDROPHONE AND THE depth charge OF all the weapons used in the anti-submarine war the two most important were the hydrophone and the depth ..."

3. Naval Power in the War (1914-1918) by Charles Clifford Gill (1919)
"It is proving in service the equal of any material in use as depth-charge projectors and has increased the efficiency of depth-charge attack, as it enables ..."

4. Simsadus: London: The American Navy in Europe by John Langdon Leighton (1920)
"The introduction of the depth charge altered and improved the situation. The depth charge was similar in appearance and size to a hogshead, and was filled ..."

5. Simsadus: London: The American Navy in Europe by John Langdon Leighton (1920)
"The introduction of the depth charge altered and improved the situation. The depth charge was similar in appearance and size to a hogshead, and was filled ..."

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