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submarine

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adjective sub·ma·rine \ˈsəb-mə-ˌrēn, ˌsəb-mə-ˈ\

Simple Definition of submarine

  • : located below the surface of the water ,

Full Definition of submarine

  1. :  underwater; especially :  undersea <submarine plants> <submarine minerals>

Examples of submarine

  1. <the submarine fossils that are to be found in coral reefs>



1648

First Known Use of submarine

1648

Other Oceanography Terms


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submarine

noun sub·ma·rine

Simple Definition of submarine

  • : a ship that can operate underwater

Full Definition of submarine

  1. 1 :  something that functions or operates underwater; specifically :  a naval vessel designed to operate underwater

  2. 2 :  a large sandwich on a long split roll with any of a variety of fillings (as meatballs or cold cuts, cheese, lettuce, and tomato) —called also grinder, hero, hoagie, Italian sandwich, po'boy, sub, torpedo

Examples of submarine

  1. <always orders a roast beef submarine with the works>



1703

First Known Use of submarine

1703

Other Nautical Terms


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submarine

verb sub·ma·rine

Definition of submarine

submarinedsubmarin·ing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to attack by or as if by a submarine :  attack from beneath

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to dive or slide under something



1914

First Known Use of submarine

1914




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