HyperDic: u-boat

English > 1 sense of the word U-boat:
NOUNartifactU-boat, submarine, pigboat, suba submersible warship usually armed with torpedoes
English > U-boat: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA submersible warship usually armed with torpedoes.
Synonymssubmarine, pigboat, sub
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

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