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sub·ma·rine

 (sŭb′mə-rēn′, sŭb′mə-rēn′)
n.
1. Nautical A vessel that is capable of operating submerged.
2. A submarine sandwich.
3. Baseball A pitch that is thrown with a low sidearm or underhand motion.
adj.
1. Beneath the surface of the water; undersea.
2. Thrown with or characterized by a low sidearm or underhand motion: a submarine-style pitcher.
v. sub·ma·rined, sub·ma·rin·ing, sub·ma·rines
v.tr.
1. To attack by submarine, especially with torpedoes.
2. Sports To knock down with a blow to the legs.
3. Baseball To pitch (a ball) with a low sidearm or underhand motion.
v.intr.
1. To slide, drive, or be thrown under something: seats designed to prevent passengers from submarining under their seat belts in a crash.
2. To ride in or serve as a crew member of a submarine.

submarine

(ˈsʌbməˌriːn; ˌsʌbməˈriːn)
n
1. (Military) a vessel, esp one designed for warfare, capable of operating for protracted periods below the surface of the sea. Often shortened to: sub
2. (modifier)
a. of or relating to a submarine: a submarine captain.
b. occurring or situated below the surface of the sea: a submarine cable.

sub•ma•rine

(ˌsʌb məˈrin, ˈsʌb məˌrin)

n., adj., v. -rined, -rin•ing. n.
1. a vessel that can be submerged and navigated under water.
2. something situated or living under the surface of the sea, as a plant or animal.
3. Chiefly Northeastern and North Midland U.S. a hero sandwich.
adj.
4. situated, occurring, operating, or living under the surface of the sea.
5. of, pertaining to, or carried on by a submarine.
v.i.
6. to participate in the operating of a submarine.
7. to move or slide under something.
[1640–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.submarine - a submersible warship usually armed with torpedoessubmarine - a submersible warship usually armed with torpedoes
attack submarine - a military submarine designed and armed to attack enemy shipping
auxiliary research submarine - a submarine for research purposes
conning tower - a raised bridge on a submarine; often used for entering and exiting
escape hatch - hatchway that provides a means of escape in an emergency
fleet ballistic missile submarine - a submarine carrying ballistic missiles
nautilus, nuclear submarine, nuclear-powered submarine - a submarine that is propelled by nuclear power
periscope - an optical instrument that provides a view of an otherwise obstructed field
schnorchel, schnorkel, snorkel breather, breather, snorkel - air passage provided by a retractable device containing intake and exhaust pipes; permits a submarine to stay submerged for extended periods of time
asdic, echo sounder, sonar - a measuring instrument that sends out an acoustic pulse in water and measures distances in terms of the time for the echo of the pulse to return; "sonar is an acronym for sound navigation ranging"; "asdic is an acronym for antisubmarine detection investigation committee"
submersible warship, submersible - a warship designed to operate under water
2.submarine - 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)submarine - 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
sandwich - two (or more) slices of bread with a filling between them
Verb1.submarine - move forward or under in a sliding motion; "The child was injured when he submarined under the safety belt of the car"
slide, slew, slue, slip, skid - move obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner; "the wheels skidded against the sidewalk"
2.submarine - throw with an underhand motion
baseball, baseball game - a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs; "he played baseball in high school"; "there was a baseball game on every empty lot"; "there was a desire for National League ball in the area"; "play ball!"
pitch, sky, toss, flip - throw or toss with a light motion; "flip me the beachball"; "toss me newspaper"
3.submarine - bring down with a blow to the legs
athletics, sport - an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
knock down, push down, pull down, cut down, down - cause to come or go down; "The policeman downed the heavily armed suspect"; "The mugger knocked down the old lady after she refused to hand over her wallet"
4.submarine - control a submarine
control, operate - handle and cause to function; "do not operate machinery after imbibing alcohol"; "control the lever"
5.submarine - attack by submarine; "The Germans submarined the Allies"
attack, assail - launch an attack or assault on; begin hostilities or start warfare with; "Hitler attacked Poland on September 1, 1939 and started World War II"; "Serbian forces assailed Bosnian towns all week"
Adj.1.submarine - beneath the surface of the seasubmarine - beneath the surface of the sea  
subsurface - beneath the surface; "subsurface materials of the moon"
Translations
تَحْت البَحْرغَوَّاصَةغَوّاصَه
ponorkapodmořský
undervandsbådu-båd
sukellusvenevedenalainen
podmornica
tenger alattitengeralattjáró
kafbáturneîansjávar-
潜水艦
잠수함
povandeninispovandeninis laivas
zemūdenezemūdens-
okręt podwodnyłódź podwodna
submarin
ponorkapodmorský
podmornica
ubåtu-båt
เรือดำน้ำ
denizaltıdeniz altında bulunan
tàu ngầm

submarine

[ˌsʌbməˈriːn]
A. N
1. (= vessel) → submarino m
2. (US) sándwich mixto de tamaño grande
B. ADJsubmarino
C. CPD submarine chaser Ncazasubmarinos m inv

submarine

[ˈsʌbməriːn]
n
(= vessel) → sous-marin m
(US) (also submarine sandwich) sandwich dans un pain allongé
adj [canyons, plants, caves, cable] → sous-marin(e)
modif [base, fleet] → de sous-marins; [commander] → de sous-marin

submarine

n
Unterseeboot nt, → U-Boot nt
(US inf: = sandwich) → Jumbosandwich nt (inf)
adj life, equipment, cableunterseeisch, submarin; submarine baseU-Boot-Stützpunkt m

submarine

[ˈsʌbməˌriːn]
2. adj (frm) → sottomarino/a

submarine

(sabməˈriːn) noun
(abbreviation sub) a ship that can travel under the surface of the sea.
adjective
existing, or intended for use etc, under the surface of the sea. submarine vegetation.

submarine

غَوَّاصَة ponorka undervandsbåd U-Boot υποβρύχιο submarino sukellusvene sous-marin podmornica sottomarino 潜水艦 잠수함 duikboot u-båt okręt podwodny submarino подводная лодка u-båt เรือดำน้ำ denizaltı tàu ngầm 潜水艇
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