- torpedo boat,
- torpedo tube,
- torpedo-boat destroyer,
- torpor retinae,
Origin of torpid1
Examples from the Web for torpidity
It was short, sharp, quick, and clear; and so loud as to startle even Snowball from his torpidity.The Ocean Waifs|Mayne Reid
In the course of a few hours, however, the torpidity wears 237 away, and finally the Medus returns to its normal state.
My ague has left me in such a state of torpidity that I wish I had gone through the process of natural selection.The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin, Volume II (of II)|Charles Darwin
And although she had announced the torpidity of her nerves, her hands clenched and her voice shook slightly.Black Oxen|Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
The Sarsi, of course, floated to the surface, and they immediately began to show symptoms of torpidity.
Word Origin for torpid
1610s, from Latin torpidus "benumbed," from torpere "be numb or stiff" (see torpor).