subaquatic

adjective

sub·​aquat·​ic ˌsəb-ə-ˈkwä-tik How to pronounce subaquatic (audio)
-ˈkwa-
: somewhat aquatic
subaquatic vegetation

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web There is something subaquatic about the vehicles, which seem to travel in small schools, and even to live their own lives. Anna Wiener, The New Yorker, 20 July 2022 Their numbers are confirmed by subaquatic listening devices that graph the squeaks and squeals the animals make, even as visual sighting become rare. Mark Stevenson, The Christian Science Monitor, 16 July 2021 Their numbers are confirmed by subaquatic listening devices that graph the squeaks and squeals the animals make, even as visual sighting become rare. Mark Stevenson, ajc, 15 July 2021 Their numbers are confirmed by subaquatic listening devices that graph the squeaks and squeals the animals make, even as visual sighting become rare. Mark Stevenson, The Christian Science Monitor, 16 July 2021 Their numbers are confirmed by subaquatic listening devices that graph the squeaks and squeals the animals make, even as visual sighting become rare. Mark Stevenson, ajc, 15 July 2021 Their numbers are confirmed by subaquatic listening devices that graph the squeaks and squeals the animals make, even as visual sighting become rare. Mark Stevenson, The Christian Science Monitor, 16 July 2021 Their numbers are confirmed by subaquatic listening devices that graph the squeaks and squeals the animals make, even as visual sighting become rare. Mark Stevenson, ajc, 15 July 2021 Their numbers are confirmed by subaquatic listening devices that graph the squeaks and squeals the animals make, even as visual sighting become rare. Mark Stevenson, The Christian Science Monitor, 16 July 2021 See More

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Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary

First Known Use

1844, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of subaquatic was in 1844

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“Subaquatic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/subaquatic. Accessed 8 Dec. 2022.

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