Submarine definition

sŭbmə-rēn, sŭbmə-rēn
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Beneath the surface of the water; undersea.
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The definition of submarine is something that occurs or exists under the surface of the water.

An animal that lives only below the surface of the sea is an example of a submarine animal.

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Submarine is defined as a boat, particularly a warship, designed to stay and travel under the surface of the water for a long time, or a sandwich on a long roll.

A warship that travels underwater for months at a time and that has a periscope and missiles is an example of a submarine.

A foot-long meatball sandwich from Subway restaurant is an example of a submarine.

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A submarine plant or animal.
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A submarine sandwich.
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To slide, drive, or be thrown under something.

Seats designed to prevent passengers from submarining under their seat belts in a crash.

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Being, living, used, or carried on beneath the surface of the water, esp. of the sea.
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A watercraft designed to operate underwater; esp., a naval warship so designed, armed with torpedoes, etc.
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Hidden or undisclosed.

A submarine patent.

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A kind of sandwich made in a long loaf of bread.
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(baseball) Pitch delivered with an underhand motion.
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Any submarine plant or animal.
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(informal) A stowaway on a seagoing vessel.
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To operate or serve on a submarine.
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To torpedo; to destroy with a sudden sneak attack.
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Thrown with or characterized by a low sidearm or underhand motion.

A submarine-style pitcher.

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(sports) To knock down with a blow to the legs.
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(baseball) To pitch (a ball) with a low sidearm or underhand motion.
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(nautical) A vessel that is capable of operating submerged.
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(baseball) A pitch that is thrown with a low sidearm or underhand motion.
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To attack by submarine, especially with torpedoes.
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To ride in or serve as a crew member of a submarine.
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A boat that can go underwater.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
submarine
Plural:
submarines

Origin of submarine

  • sub- +"Ž marine

    From Wiktionary