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submersible

adjective sub·mers·ible \ səb-ˈmər-sə-bəl \
Updated on: 7 Dec 2017

Definition of submersible

: capable of being submerged

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First Known Use of submersible

1807


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submersible

noun

Definition of submersible

: something that is submersible; especially : a usually small underwater craft used especially for deep-sea research

Recent Examples of submersible from the Web

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First Known Use of submersible

1900


SUBMERSIBLE Defined for English Language Learners

submersible

adjective

Definition of submersible for English Language Learners

  • : able to be used underwater


submersible

noun

Definition of submersible for English Language Learners

  • : a small vehicle that can operate underwater and that is used especially for research


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