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.
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regional variation note for submarine
OTHER WORDS FROM submarinean·ti·sub·ma·rine, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for submarines
The U.S. and Russia are sinking billions into nuclear-capable bombers, missiles, and submarines.
AIP submarines are a high priority in the budgets of nations such as Singapore, Korea and Japan.
Submarines are getting quieter, stealthier, and better armed.
The only other option was submarines—an engineering job on steroids.After Soldiering, a Challenging Transition Into Civilian Work|Michael Lokesson|April 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Deep-sea submarines have been deployed to assist in the underwater search.Children of Those Missing From Missoni Plane Issue Plea for Information|Barbie Latza Nadeau|January 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Other submarines were built and experimented with, not only in the United States but in European countries.The Wonder Book of Knowledge|Various
The destruction of shipping by German submarines in this western section of the Mediterranean had an intermittent regularity.The Summons|A.E.W. Mason
The deck was long and flat, and of a much larger area than submarines in general have.The Disentanglers|Andrew Lang
Five men on the trawler were scanning the sea with glasses looking for submarines.Aircraft and Submarines|Willis J. Abbot.
The second method is to attack the submarines with every appliance that science can produce.The Journal of Submarine Commander von Forstner|Georg-Gnther von Forstner
British Dictionary definitions for submarines
- of or relating to a submarinea submarine captain
- occurring or situated below the surface of the seaa submarine cable