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Origin of submarine

1640鈥50; 1895鈥1900 for def. 1; sub- + marine

regional variations of submarine

3. See hero sandwich.

OTHER WORDS FROM submarine

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How to use submarine in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for submarine

submarine
/ (藞s蕦bm蓹藢ri藧n, 藢s蕦bm蓹藞ri藧n) /

noun
a vessel, esp one designed for warfare, capable of operating for protracted periods below the surface of the seaOften shortened to: sub
(modifier)
  1. of or relating to a submarinea submarine captain
  2. occurring or situated below the surface of the seaa submarine cable
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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