submerged

adjective
sub·​merged | \ səb-ˈmərjd How to pronounce submerged (audio) \

Definition of submerged

1 : covered with water
3 : sunk in poverty and misery
4 : hidden, suppressed submerged emotions

Examples of submerged in a Sentence

submerged local roadways made for hazardous driving
Recent Examples on the Web Orca’s modular, open-architecture design would permit multiple payloads depending on mission objectives, and its diesel-electric propulsion system utilizing lithium-ion batteries would enable the robotic subs to remain submerged for up to five days. Loren Thompson, Forbes, 2 June 2022 And the submariners can remain submerged for months at a time. ABC News, 22 May 2022 The larvae can also trap air bubbles and remain submerged for a day or more, according to an entomologist at the University of Kentucky. Jeanne Huber, Washington Post, 16 May 2022 Supposedly taken by respected London gynecologist Robert Wilson, the image shows a half-submerged creature with a long, slender back, craned neck, and pointed face. Matt Blitz, Popular Mechanics, 29 Mar. 2022 Police in New Jersey have released harrowing video of officers rescuing a woman from a submerged vehicle last month. Andrew Mark Miller, Fox News, 8 May 2022 Two women who went missing after leaving a wedding party in Northern California were found dead nearby in a submerged vehicle on Tuesday. Jason Duaine Hahn, PEOPLE.com, 8 Apr. 2022 Three bodies were found inside a submerged vehicle in Alabama on Thursday after floodwaters receded from killer storms that included torrential rain earlier this week, authorities said. NBC News, 25 Mar. 2022 Three bodies were found inside a submerged vehicle in Alabama on Thursday after floodwaters receded from killer storms that included torrential rain earlier this week, authorities said. CBS News, 25 Mar. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of submerged

1697, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of submerged was in 1697

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23 Jun 2022

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“Submerged.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/submerged. Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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