submarine

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sub- +‎ marine

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submarine (not comparable)

  1. Under water.
  2. Hidden or undisclosed.
    a submarine patent

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A submarine.

submarine (plural submarines)

  1. A boat that can go underwater.
  2. A kind of sandwich made in a long loaf of bread.
  3. (baseball) Pitch delivered with an underhand motion.
  4. Any submarine plant or animal.
  5. (informal) A stowaway on a seagoing vessel.

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submarine (third-person singular simple present submarines, present participle submarining, simple past and past participle submarined)

  1. To operate or serve on a submarine
  2. To torpedo; to destroy with a sudden sneak attack
    • 2007 April 13, The Associated Press, “Shares Up as Investors Ponder Retail Data”, New York Times:
      “We’re really at the point of chicken, where the Fed is trying to ward off inflation without submarining the economy.”