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.
Origin of submarine
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Contemporary Examples of 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.Rob Ford’s Web of Criminal Friends
November 22, 2013
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
June 20, 2013
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
Historical Examples of submarine
He also investigated there the laws of electric signals in submarine cables.Heroes of the Telegraph
In the heroic years of his youth he had volunteered for the submarine service.
You will both have opportunities to see much of the officers of the Submarine Service.
It was the second submarine I saw on the night she foundered.The Cruise of the Dry Dock
T. S. Stribling
On the twenty-eighth of the month this submarine sank the liner Ethiope.
- of or relating to a submarinea submarine captain
- occurring or situated below the surface of the seaa submarine cable
"submarine boat," 1899, from submarine (adj.). The short form sub is first recorded 1917. Submarine sandwich (1955) so called from the shape of the roll.