from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Relating to, occurring, used, or performed beneath the surface of water.
  • adj. Nautical Below the water line of a vessel.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. beneath the surface of the water, or of or pertaining to the region beneath the water surface
  • adj. beneath the water line of a vessel
  • adj. having negative equity; owing more on an asset than its market value
  • n. underlying water or body of water, for example in an aquifer or the deep ocean
  • n. A type of lure which lies beneath the water surface.
  • v. to water or irrigate insufficiently

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. growing or remaining under water
  • adj. beneath the surface of the water


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