semisubmersible

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adjective semi·sub·mers·ible \-səb-ˈmər-sə-bəl\

Definition of semisubmersible

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

semisubmersible

noun

1962

First Known Use of semisubmersible

1962


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