A submarine plant or animal.
Being, acting, or growing, under water in the sea; as, submarine navigators; submarine plants.
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\sub`ma*rine"\ (?), n. a submarine boat; esp., nav., a submarine torpedo boat; -- called specif. submergible submarine when capable of operating at various depths and of traveling considerable distances under water, and submersible submarine when capable of being only partly submerged, i.e., so that the conning tower, etc., is still above water. the latter type and most of the former type are submerged as desired by regulating the amount of water admitted to the ballast tanks and sink on an even keel; some of the former type effect submersion while under way by means of horizontal rudders, in some cases also with admission of water to the ballast tanks.
\sub`ma*rine"\ (?), a. being, acting, or growing, under water in the sea; as, submarine navigators; submarine plants.
armor, a waterproof dress of strong material, having a helmet into which air for breathing is pumped through a tube leading from above the surface to enable a diver to remain under water.
cable. see telegraph cable, under telegraph.
mine. see torpedo, 2 (a)
\sub*ma*rine"\, n. a submarine plant or animal.
adj : beneath the surface of the sea [syn: undersea]
1. a submersible warship usually armed with torpedoes [syn: pigboat, sub, u-boat]
2. a large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese (and tomato and onion and lettuce and condiments); different names are used in different sections of the united states [syn: bomber, grinder, hero, hero sandwich, hoagie, hoagy, cuban sandwich , italian sandwich, poor boy, sub, submarine sandwich , torpedo, wedge, zep]
v 1: move forward or under in a sliding motion; "the child was injured when he submarined under the safety belt of the car" 2: throw with an underhand motion, as of a baseball
3. bring down with a blow to the legs, in sports
4. control a submarine
5. attack by submarine; "the germans submarined the allies"
submarine telegraph cable