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surface-to-underwater

[ sur-fis-too-uhn-der-waw-ter, -wot-er ]
/ ˈsɜr fɪs tuˈʌn dərˌwɔ tər, -ˌwɒt ər /
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adjective

(of a missile, message, etc.) traveling from the surface of the earth to a target underwater.

adverb

from the surface of the earth to a target underwater.

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