semisubmersible

adjective semi·sub·mers·ible \ ˌse-mē-səb-ˈmər-sə-bəl , ˌse-ˌmī- , -mi- \

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

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1962

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