Complete Definition of "submersible"

English

Etymology
From LL. submersionem, from submersus (past participle of submergere).

Adjective
submersible

  1. Able to be submerged.

Translations

French: #Adjective 2|submersible

Noun
wikipedia|mul=Submersible|Submarine
en-noun

  1. context|UK: A small nonmilitary, non-nuclear submarine for exploration.
  2. context|UK: A retroactive term used for non-nuclear submarines; nuclear submarines are termed "true submarines".
  3. context|UK: A term used primarily by some navies for nuclear submarines, termed "true submersibles", because they cannot retroactively declare that their non-nuclear submarines should be called by a different name.
  4. context|US: A very small "baby" submarine designed for specific localized missions, usually while tethered to a submarine or ship for life support and communications. Slang synonyms: midget-submarine, anchor.

Translations

French: #Noun 2|submersible


French

Etymology
From L. submersus (past participle of submergere) with -ible.

Adjective
submersible

  1. #Adjective|submersible

Antonyms
insubmersible

Noun
fr-noun|m

  1. a #Noun|submersible

fr:submersible
vi:submersible

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