from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Nautical A vessel that is capable of operating submerged. Also called sub1.
- n. A large sandwich consisting of a long roll split lengthwise and filled with layers of meat, cheese, tomatoes, lettuce, and condiments. Also called sub1; also called regionally Cuban sandwich, grinder, hero, hoagie, Italian sandwich, poor boy, torpedo, wedge, zep.
- adj. Beneath the surface of the water; undersea.
- transitive v. To attack by submarine, especially with torpedoes.
- transitive v. Sports To knock down with a blow to the legs.
- transitive v. Baseball To pitch (a ball) with an underhand motion.
- intransitive v. To slide, drive, or throw under something.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Under water.
- adj. Hidden or undisclosed.
- n. A boat that can go underwater.
- n. A kind of sandwich made in a long loaf of bread.
- n. Pitch delivered with an underhand motion.
- n. Any submarine plant or animal.
- n. A stowaway on a seagoing vessel.
- v. To operate or serve on a submarine
- v. To torpedo; to destroy with a sudden sneak attack
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a water-tight dress or covering for a diver. See under Submarine.
- adj. Being, acting, or growing, under water in the sea.
- n. A submarine plant or animal.
- n. A submarine boat; a ship that can travel under the surface of the water. Most such ships are ships of war, as part of a navy, but submarines are also used for oceanic research. Also called sub and (from the German U-Boot) U-boat.
- n. A stowaway on a seagoing vessel.
- n. A submarine sandwich.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Situated or living under or in the sea, either at the bottom or below the surface; below the surface of the sea: as, submarine plants; a submarine telegraph.
- Occurring or carried on below the surface of the sea: as, submarine explorations; designed for use under the sea: as, submarine armor.
- A submarine plant.
- n. A vessel designed to navigate either entirely under water or on the surface, with a crew contained within it and with its own motive power; specifically, a submarine torpedo-boat.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. control a submarine
- v. throw with an underhand motion
- v. move forward or under in a sliding motion
- n. a large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese (and tomato and onion and lettuce and condiments); different names are used in different sections of the United States
- n. a submersible warship usually armed with torpedoes
- adj. beneath the surface of the sea
- v. attack by submarine
- v. bring down with a blow to the legs
When his submarine is bombed, McClenahan gallantly chooses to save his crew over himself.
Danny Lawson/Associated Press The submarine is armed with Spearfish torpedoes and Tomahawk cruise missiles.
The submarine is armed with Spearfish torpedoes and Tomahawk cruise missiles.
I almost looks like a whale or a submarine is baring down on them in the background.
Prickly Sharks are found mostly in submarine canyons and its numbers are being depleted due to overfishing.
And the pink submarine is one of the great movie images of all time.
Frogman Corps with extensive training in submarine lock-out/lock-in procedures, parachute insertion into open sea and subsequent amphibious assault operations.
A submarine is special because there is no defense against it.
I was in submarine school when "don't ask, don't tell" became policy.
By the time it surfaced the 160ft Song Class diesel-electric attack submarine is understood to have sailed within viable range for launching torpedoes or missiles at the carrier.