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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective not comparable beneath the surface of the water, or of or pertaining to the region beneath the water surface
  • adjective nautical beneath the water line of a vessel
  • adjective finance having negative equity; owing more on an asset than its market value
  • noun underlying water or body of water, for example in an aquifer or the deep ocean
  • noun fishing A type of lure which lies beneath the water surface.
  • verb agriculture, horticulture to water or irrigate insufficiently

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

  • adjective growing or remaining under water
  • adjective beneath the surface of the water

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