Origin of sub
regional variations of sub
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Other definitions for sub (3 of 4)
- a prefix indicating a basic compound: subacetate; subcarbonate; subnitrate.
- a prefix indicating that the element is present in a relatively small proportion, i.e., in a low oxidation state: subchloride; suboxide.
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How to use sub in a sentence
And as more new AIP subs enter service, denying the problem is less and less of an option.Tomorrow’s Stealthy Subs Could Sink America’s Navy|Bill Sweetman|May 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Jaundiced, splotchy skin subs for a full coat of green face paint.Dane DeHaan’s Green Goblin Is the Best Thing About ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’|Kevin Fallon|May 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It had advanced sonar—aimed not at the ocean floor but at other subs and shipping—and drew a blank.If They Are Ever Found, Flight 370’s Black Boxes Should Go to the U.S.|Clive Irving|April 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I ended up starting a sub shop called the Cheba Hut “Toasted” Subs, and the camper van is our mascot.Dude, Where’s My Bus? Fast Times in the Iconic VW Van|Scott Jennings|October 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
And the next generation of narco subs may be even harder to spot.
There were ships all around us and I could count twenty plus destroyers for escort as there were still German subs operating.The Biography of a Rabbit|Roy Benson
Exchanging winks with my fellow-subs, right and left, I returned triumphant to my seat.
Two young subs gave way under a terrific shelling and their men with them.Elizabeth's Campaign|Mrs. Humphrey Ward
You see, our first battalion has had a lot of casualties and three of us subs are being taken from the third.War-time Silhouettes|Stephen Hudson
It's too big a thing to be credited to Jim Guilford and his handful of subs in the railroad office.The Grafters|Francis Lynde
British Dictionary definitions for sub (1 of 3)
British Dictionary definitions for sub (2 of 3)
- indicating that a compound contains a relatively small proportion of a specified elementsuboxide
- indicating that a salt is basic saltsubacetate