submersible

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin submersionem, from submersus (past participle of submergere).

Adjective[edit]

submersible

  1. Able to be submerged.

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Noun[edit]

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submersible (plural submersibles)

  1. (UK) A small nonmilitary, non-nuclear submarine for exploration.
  2. (UK) A retroactive term used for non-nuclear submarines; nuclear submarines are termed "true submarines".
  3. (UK) A term used primarily by some navies for nuclear submarines, termed "true submersibles", because they cannot retroactively declare that their non-nuclear submarines should be called by a different name.
  4. (US) A very small "baby" submarine designed for specific localized missions, usually while tethered to a submarine or ship for life support and communications. Slang synonyms: midget-submarine, anchor.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin submersus (past participle of submergere) with -ible.

Adjective[edit]

submersible (masculine and feminine, plural submersibles)

  1. submersible

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Noun[edit]

submersible m (plural submersibles)

  1. a submersible

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