Definition of submariner
: a member of a submarine crew
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Howard Warner III, a career submariner and the outgoing commander of the Navy’s sprawling base at Point Loma.
Members of Cod's crew as well as local Dutch-Americans will portray WWII submariners who will arrive aboard Cod from rubber boats carrying the Dutch flag.
It’s been used by submariners since the 1980s to determine whether military personnel are fit to spend months at the bottom of the ocean.
Taylor, a southpaw reliever with the Minnesota Twins, made his major league debut in April 2016, while Tyler is a righty submariner with the San Francisco Giants’ Triple-A Sacramento RiverCats.
Four of the runs (three earned) were charged to the submariner, who had his third consecutive ineffective outing.
The Navy’s Undersea Rescue Command also is headquartered in San Diego, ready to save distressed submariners worldwide, and the local sub forces boast a floating dry dock for maintaining the vessels.
His back is a chronic problem, and his throws to first base can call to mind the submariner Terry Leach more so than the rifle-armed kid of 2006.
Submariners like to say there are two kinds of ships: subs and targets.
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Definition of submariner for English Language Learners
: someone who is a member of a submarine crew
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