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ma·rine

 (mə-rēn′)
adj.
1.
a. Of or relating to the sea: marine exploration.
b. Native to, inhabiting, or formed by the sea: marine animals.
c. Relating to a system of oceanic habitats coextensive with the continental shelf, ranging from deep water to unprotected coastlines and characterized along its landward edge by exposure to wave action and tidal currents and by the absence of trees, shrubs, or emergent vegetation.
2. Of or relating to shipping or maritime affairs.
3. Of or relating to sea navigation; nautical: a marine chart. See Synonyms at nautical.
4. Of or relating to troops that serve at sea as well as on land, specifically the US Marine Corps.
n.
1.
a. A soldier serving on a ship or at a naval installation.
b. often Marine A member of the US Marine Corps.
2. The mercantile or naval ships or shipping fleet of a country.
3. The governmental department in charge of naval affairs in some nations.
4. A painting or photograph of the sea.

[Middle English marin, marine, from Old French, from Latin marīnus, from mare, sea; see mori- in Indo-European roots.]

marine

(məˈriːn)
adj (usually prenominal)
1. (Physical Geography) of, found in, or relating to the sea
2. (Nautical Terms) of or relating to shipping, navigation, etc
3. (Nautical Terms) of or relating to a body of seagoing troops: marine corps.
4. (Nautical Terms) of or relating to a government department concerned with maritime affairs
5. used or adapted for use at sea: a marine camera.
n
6. (Nautical Terms) shipping and navigation in general: the merchant marine.
7. (Nautical Terms) (capital when part of a name) a member of a marine corps or similar body
8. (Art Terms) a picture of a ship, seascape, etc
9. tell it to the marines informal an expression of disbelief
[C15: from Old French marin, from Latin marīnus, from mare sea]

ma•rine

(məˈrin)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to the sea: marine vegetation.
2. adapted for use at sea: a marine barometer.
3. pertaining to navigation or shipping; nautical; maritime.
4. of or pertaining to marines.
n.
5. a member of the U.S. Marine Corps.
6. one of a class of naval troops serving both on shipboard and on land.
7. seagoing ships, esp. with reference to nationality or class.
8. a picture with a marine subject; seascape.
9. a department of naval affairs, as in France.
[1325–75; < Middle French marin < Latin marīnus of the sea]

ma·rine

(mə-rēn′)
Relating to or living in the sea: marine ecosystems; marine animals.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.marine - a member of the United States Marine CorpsMarine - a member of the United States Marine Corps
Marine Corps, United States Marine Corps, United States Marines, US Marine Corps, USMC - an amphibious division of the United States Navy
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
military man, serviceman, man, military personnel - someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force; "two men stood sentry duty"
2.marine - a soldier who serves both on shipboard and on land
soldier - an enlisted man or woman who serves in an army; "the soldiers stood at attention"
Adj.1.marine - of or relating to the seamarine - of or relating to the sea; "marine explorations"
2.marine - relating to or involving ships or shipping or navigation or seamenmarine - relating to or involving ships or shipping or navigation or seamen; "nautical charts"; "maritime law"; "marine insurance"
3.marine - of or relating to military personnel who serve both on land and at sea (specifically the U.S. Marine Corps)marine - of or relating to military personnel who serve both on land and at sea (specifically the U.S. Marine Corps); "marine barracks"
U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA, America, the States, U.S. - North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
4.marine - relating to or characteristic of or occurring on or in the sea
5.marine - native to or inhabiting the sea; "marine plants and animals such as seaweed and whales"
aquatic - operating or living or growing in water; "boats are aquatic vehicles"; "water lilies are aquatic plants"; "fish are aquatic animals"

marine

adjective nautical, sea, maritime, oceanic, naval, saltwater, seafaring, ocean-going, seagoing, pelagic, thalassic breeding grounds for marine life

marine

adjective
1. Of or relating to the seas or oceans:
2. Of or relating to sea navigation:
Translations
بَحْريجُنْدي بَحْري
mořskýnámořnívoják námořní pěchoty
flådenmarinersø-
rannikkojääkäri
morski
tengerészgyalogos
sjávar-sjóliîi
jūreivisjūrininkasjūrųjūrų pėstininkas
jūras-jūras kareivis
fuzileiro navalmarinhomarítimo
vojak námornej pechoty
deniz piyadesi/eridenize ait

marine

[məˈriːn]
A. N
1. (Mil) (= person) → infante m de marina
the Marines (Brit) → la infantería de marina (US) → los marines
tell that to the marines! (o.f.) → ¡a otro perro con ese hueso!
2. (= fleet) → marina f
the merchant or mercantile marinela marina mercante
B. ADJ
1. (= sea) [creature, plant, pollution] → marino
2. (= maritime) [law, warfare] → marítimo
C. CPD marine biologist Nbiólogo/a m/f marino/a
marine biology Nbiología f marina
Marine Corps N (US) → Infantería f de Marina
marine engineer Ningeniero/a m/f naval
marine engineering Ningeniería f naval
marine insurance Nseguro m marítimo
marine life Nvida f marina, flora y fauna f marina
marine science Nciencia f marina
marine scientist Ncientífico/a m/f marino/a

marine

[məˈriːn]
adj
[mammal, environment, research] → marin(e)
[insurance, transport] → maritime; [law] → maritime, de la mer
n
(British)fusilier m marin
(US)marine mmarine biologist nocéanographe mf biologistemarine biology nocéanographie f biologiquemarine engineer ningénieur(e) m/f du génie maritimemarine insurance nassurance f maritimemarine life nvie f marine

marine

adjMeeres-, See-; marine lifeMeeresfauna und -flora f; marine animalMeerestier nt; marine birdSeevogel m; marine plantMeerespflanze f; marine pollutionMeeresverschmutzung f; marine environmentMeeresumwelt f
n
(= fleet)Marine f
(= person)Marineinfanterist(in) m(f); the marinesdie Marineinfanterie pl, → die Marinetruppen pl; tell that to the marines! (Brit inf) → das kannst du mir nicht weismachen, das kannst du deiner Großmutter erzählen! (inf)

marine

:
marine biologist
nMeeresbiologe m, → Meeresbiologin f
marine biology
marine dumping
nVerklappung f
marine engineer
nMarineingenieur(in) m(f)
marine insurance
nSeeversicherung f

marine

[məˈriːn]
1. adj (animal, plant) → marino/a; (products) → del mare; (vegetation, forces) → marittimo/a; (engineering) → navale
2. n
a. merchant or mercantile marinemarina mercantile
b. (Mil) → fante m di marina (Am) → marine m inv
tell that to the marines! (fam) → va' a raccontarla a un altro!

marine

(məˈriːn) adjective
of the sea. marine animals; marine law.
noun
a soldier serving on board a ship. He has joined the marines.
mariner (ˈmӕrinə) noun
a sailor. a master mariner.
References in classic literature ?
After examining one by one the different theories, rejecting all other suggestions, it becomes necessary to admit the existence of a marine animal of enormous power.
But how often do we see along the bases of retreating cliffs rounded boulders, all thickly clothed by marine productions, showing how little they are abraded and how seldom they are rolled about
Here were also, in some places, deposits of marine shells, indicating that this mountain crest had at some remote period been below the waves.
They are, perhaps, of a rather less size than the marine species; but several of them weighed between ten and fifteen pounds.
Outward bound, and off the pitch of Cape Horn, he used to sit on the taffrail, and keep the steward loading three or four old fowling pieces, with which he would bring down albatrosses, Cape pigeons, jays, petrels, and divers other marine fowl, who followed chattering in our wake.
Don't you see, then, that for these extra risks the Marine Insurance companies have extra guarantees?
As regards the optical instruments at their disposal, they had excellent marine glasses specially constructed for this journey.
Dufraisse, lieutenant of marines, and Rodamel, naval ensign, and with these were a sergeant and seven soldiers.
I was aboard of one of Rodney’s fleet, dye see, about the time we licked De Grasse, Mounsheer Lor Quaw’s countryman, there; and the wind was here at the south’ard and east'ard; and I was below, mixing a toothful of hot stuff for the captain of marines, who dined, dye see, in the cabin, that there very same day; and I suppose he wanted to put out the captain’s fire with a gun-room ingyne; and so, just as I got it to my own liking, after tasting pretty often, for the soldier was difficult to please, slap came the foresail agin’ the mast, whiz went the ship round on her heel, like a whirligig.
I hear the Admiralty are going to take over the whole thing within the next few days, and are sending Marines down.
I was about to be mustered into the Royal Marines when he fell.
You mean the retired sergeant of Marines," said Sherlock Holmes.