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

 sub·ma·rine /ˈsʌbməˌrin, ˌsʌbməˈ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sub·ma·rine a. Being, acting, or growing, under water in the sea; as, submarine navigators; submarine plants.
 Submarine armor, a waterproof dress of strong material, having a helmet into which air for breathing is pumped through a tube leading from above the surface to enable a diver to remain under water.
 Submarine cable. See Telegraph cable, under Telegraph.
 Submarine mine. See Torpedo, 2 (a).

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sub·ma·rine n.
 1. A submarine boat; a ship that can travel under the surface of the water.  Most such ships are ships of war, as part of a navy, but submarines are also used for oceanic research.  Also called sub and (from the German U-Boot) U-boat. esp., Nav., a submarine torpedo boat; -- called specif. submergible submarine when capable of operating at various depths and of traveling considerable distances under water, and submersible submarine when capable of being only partly submerged, i.e., so that the conning tower, etc., is still above water. The latter type and most of the former type are submerged as desired by regulating the amount of water admitted to the ballast tanks and sink on an even keel; some of the former type effect submersion while under way by means of horizontal rudders, in some cases also with admission of water to the ballast tanks.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sub·ma·rine, n. A submarine plant or animal.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : beneath the surface of the sea [syn: undersea]
      n 1: a submersible warship usually armed with torpedoes [syn: pigboat,
            sub, U-boat]
      2: a 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 [syn: bomber, grinder,
          hero, hero sandwich, hoagie, hoagy, Cuban
         sandwich, Italian sandwich, poor boy, sub, submarine
         sandwich, torpedo, wedge, zep]
      v 1: move forward or under in a sliding motion; "The child was
           injured when he submarined under the safety belt of the
      2: throw with an underhand motion
      3: bring down with a blow to the legs
      4: control a submarine
      5: attack by submarine; "The Germans submarined the Allies"