semisubmersible


semi·sub·mers·ible

adjective \-səb-ˈmər-sə-bəl\

Definition of SEMISUBMERSIBLE

:  being a floating deepwater drilling platform that is towed to a desired location and then partially flooded for stabilization and usually anchored
semisubmersible noun

First Known Use of SEMISUBMERSIBLE

1962

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