verb (used without object), sub·ma·rined, sub·ma·rin·ing.
- to be thrown under the steering wheel of the vehicle one is driving during a frontal crash.
- to be thrown out of one's seat belt in such a crash.
verb (used with object), sub·ma·rined, sub·ma·rin·ing.
Related formsan·ti·sub·ma·rine, adjective
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Examples from the Web for submarine
The tactical balance between the surface warship and the submarine has strategic impact.
Other improvements are making the submarine more elusive and lethal.
LISI garbage: later discovered to be a submarine sandwich bag.
Gandolfini reteamed with the late filmmaker Tony Scott for the 1995 submarine drama Crimson Tide.From ‘The Sopranos’ to ‘Not Fade Away,’ the Late James Gandolfini’s Finest Roles|Marlow Stern|June 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In March 2010 a North Korean submarine, without cause, torpedoed the Cheonan, a South Korean frigate.North Korea Threatens War, and South Korea Wants Revenge|Gordon G. Chang|April 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In a few moments the submarine had climbed back to the level of the tunnel.
Our tactics should therefore be such as to force the submarine to incur this danger in order to get within range of merchantmen.The Victory At Sea|William Sowden Sims
As far as could be seen, there was now nothing for'ard to prevent the submarine gathering sternway.A Sub and a Submarine|Percy F. Westerman
I think we made some inquiries about the safety of submarine boats in general.Aircraft and Submarines|Willis J. Abbot.
Barely 500 feet lay between those on the submarine and instant death.The Radio Detectives Under the Sea|A. Hyatt Verrill
British Dictionary definitions for submarine
- of or relating to a submarinea submarine captain
- occurring or situated below the surface of the seaa submarine cable