HyperDic: submarine

English > 8 senses of the word submarine:
NOUNartifactsubmarine, pigboat, sub, U-boata submersible warship usually armed with torpedoes
foodsubmarine, bomber, grinder, hero, hero sandwich, hoagie, hoagy, Cuban sandwich, Italian sandwich, poor boy, sub, submarine sandwich, torpedo, wedge, zepa large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese (and tomato and onion and lettuce and condiments)
VERBmotionsubmarinemove forward or under in a sliding motion
contactsubmarinethrow with an underhand motion
contactsubmarinebring down with a blow to the legs
contactsubmarinecontrol a submarine
competitionsubmarineattack by submarine
ADJECTIVEallsubmarine, underseabeneath the surface of the sea
submarine > pronunciation
Soundssah'bmeriy.n; sah.bmeriy'n
RhymesAberdeen ... wolverine / Wolverine: 192 rhymes with iyn...
English > submarine: 8 senses > adjective 1
MeaningBeneath the surface of the sea.
Synonymundersea
BroadersubsurfaceBeneath the surface
Spanishsubmarino
Catalansubmarí
Nounssubmarinea submersible warship usually armed with torpedoes
English > submarine: 8 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA submersible warship usually armed with torpedoes.
Synonymspigboat, sub, U-boat
Partsconning towerA raised bridge on a submarine
escape hatchhatchway that provides a means of escape in an emergency
periscopeAn optical instrument that provides a view of an otherwise obstructed field
snorkel, schnorkel, schnorchel, snorkel breather, breatherair passage provided by a retractable device containing intake and exhaust pipes
sonar, echo sounder, asdicA measuring instrument that sends out an acoustic pulse in water and measures distances in terms of the time for the echo of the pulse to return
Narrowerattack submarineA military submarine designed and armed to attack enemy / enemy shipping
auxiliary research submarineA submarine for research purposes
fleet ballistic missile submarineA submarine carrying ballistic missiles
nautilus, nuclear submarine, nuclear-powered submarineA submarine that is propelled by nuclear power
Broadersubmersible, submersible warshipA warship designed to operate under water
Spanishpigboat, submarino, sumergible, U-boat
Catalanpigboat, submarí, submergible
Adjectivessubmarinebeneath the surface of the sea
English > submarine: 8 senses > noun 2, food
MeaningA 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.
Synonymsbomber, grinder, hero, hero sandwich, hoagie, hoagy, Cuban sandwich, Italian sandwich, poor boy, sub, submarine sandwich, torpedo, wedge, zep
BroadersandwichTwo (or more) slices of bread with a filling between them
Spanishhoagie, submarino, zep
Catalanhoagie, hoagy, zep
English > submarine: 8 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningMove forward or under in a sliding motion.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Example"The child was injured when he submarined under the safety belt of the car"
Broaderskid, slip, slue, slew, slideMove obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner
English > submarine: 8 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningThrow with an underhand motion.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Categorybaseball, baseball game, ballA ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players
Broaderflip, toss, sky, pitchThrow or toss with a light motion
English > submarine: 8 senses > verb 3, contact
Meaningbring down with a blow to the legs.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Categorysport, athleticsAn active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
Broaderdown, knock down, cut down, push down, pull downCause to come or go down
English > submarine: 8 senses > verb 4, contact
MeaningControl a submarine.
PatternSomebody ----s
Broaderoperate, controlHandle and cause to function
Nounssubmarinera member of the crew of a submarine
English > submarine: 8 senses > verb 5, competition
Meaningattack by submarine.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example"The Germans submarined the Allies"
Broaderattack, assaillaunch an attack or assault on

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