Television Quiz / Transformers (In Other Words)

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Can you name some of the Transformers based on the literal meaning of their names.

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FactionName of CharacterLiterary meaning of name (# of words)
DecepticonsOne who emits a sudden, sharp noise like that produced by lightning discharge (2)
DecepticonsThe surging or progressing movement of a noise, vocal utterance or tone (2)
DecepticonsBill of a bird containing a device that produces a straight and powerful high energy beam of light (2)
AutobotsMechanical devices which alter the torque and speed of vehicles (1)
DecepticonsThe surging or progressing movement of a sudden and violent blow or impact (2)
DecepticonsTo bend or twist out of shape the region of the clouds (2)
DecepticonsTo work havoc or do ruinous damage (1)
AutobotsAn optical phenomenon, especially in the desert or at sea (1)
DecepticonsA circular saw named for the sound it makes when running at full speed (1)
AutobotsOne who leaps from a high steep face of a rock (2)
AutobotsTo strike with a sweeping stroke or blow along the side (1)
AutobotsTo rove or go about stealthily (1)
AutobotsOne who inhales glue vapors or other toxic fumes for a high (1)
DecepticonsTo make a deep, heavy, somewhat muffled, continuous sound (1)
DecepticonsTo utter a loud, sharp, piercing sound at a large, self-luminous heavenly body (2)
DecepticonsGreek: prefix meaning large, suffix meaning a complex scientific instrument (2)
AutobotsAny of several large species of hairy bees (1)
AutobotsOne of any of several breeds of dogs trained to pursue game (1)
AutobotsOne who uses a stream of air to supply electrical energy (2)
AutobotsStrong, well-developed muscular strength (1)
AutobotsPerson who makes a sudden dash during daytime in public while naked (2)
AutobotsA mechanical device that allows movement in only one direction (1)
AutobotsA quick flash of a hue the color of a clear sky (2)
AutobotsSkin consisting of a ductile, magnetic metallic element (2)
AutobotsMusical genre originating in New Orleans (1)
AutobotsA person or thing that breaks a path or track made across a wild region (2)
DecepticonsExtreme mental agitation; wild excitement or derangement (1)
AutobotsAn ideal situation, greatest relevance or significance (2)
DecepticonsA body, surface, or device that repels light, heat or sound (1)

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