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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ma·rine /məˈrin/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ma·rine a.
 1. Of or pertaining to the sea; having to do with the ocean, or with navigation or naval affairs; nautical; as, marine productions or bodies; marine shells; a marine engine.
 2. Geol. Formed by the action of the currents or waves of the sea; as, marine deposits.
 Marine acid Chem., hydrochloric acid. [Obs.]
 Marine barometer. See under Barometer.
 Marine corps, a corps formed of the officers, noncommissioned officers, privates, and musicants of marines.
 Marine engine Mech., a steam engine for propelling a vessel.
 Marine glue. See under Glue.
 Marine insurance, insurance against the perils of the sea, including also risks of fire, piracy, and barratry.
 Marine interest, interest at any rate agreed on for money lent upon respondentia and bottomry bonds.
 Marine law. See under Law.
 Marine league, three geographical miles.
 Marine metal, an alloy of lead, antimony, and mercury, made for sheathing ships. --Mc Elrath.
 Marine soap, cocoanut oil soap; -- so called because, being quite soluble in salt water, it is much used on shipboard.
 Marine store, a store where old canvas, ropes, etc., are bought and sold; a junk shop. [Eng.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ma·rine, n.
 1. A solider serving on shipboard; a sea soldier; one of a body of troops trained to do duty in the navy.
 3. The sum of naval affairs; naval economy; the department of navigation and sea forces; the collective shipping of a country; as, the mercantile marine.
 4. A picture representing some marine subject.
 Tell that to the marines, an expression of disbelief, the marines being regarded by sailors as credulous. [Colloq.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: of or relating to the sea; "marine explorations"
      2: relating to or involving ships or shipping or navigation or
         seamen; "nautical charts"; "maritime law"; "marine
         insurance" [syn: nautical, maritime]
      3: of or relating to military personnel who serve both on land
         and at sea (specifically the U.S. Marine Corps); "marine
      4: native to or inhabiting the sea; "marine plants and animals
         such as seaweed and whales"
      n : a member of the United States Marine Corps [syn: devil dog,
           leatherneck, shipboard soldier]