submerged

[ suh b-murjd ]
/ səbˈmɜrdʒd /
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adjective

under the surface of water or any other enveloping medium; inundated.
hidden, covered, or unknown: There are many submerged facts which could have a bearing on the case.
poverty-stricken; destitute; impoverished: a program to aid the submerged socioeconomic groups.

Nearby words

  1. submediant,
  2. submental,
  3. submental artery,
  4. submental vein,
  5. submerge,
  6. submerged arc welding,
  7. submergible,
  8. submerse,
  9. submersed,
  10. submersible

Origin of submerged

First recorded in 1790–1800; submerge + -ed2

Related formshalf-sub·merged, adjectivenon·sub·merged, adjectivesem·i·sub·merged, adjectiveun·sub·merged, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for half-submerged

submerged

submersed (səbˈmɜːst)

/ (səbˈmɜːdʒd) /

adjective

(of plants or plant parts) growing beneath the surface of the water
hidden; obscured
overwhelmed or overburdened
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