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marine


  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Marine  \Ma*rine"\,  a.  [L.  marinus,  fr  mare  the  sea:  cf  F. 
  marin.  See  {Mere}  a  pool.] 
  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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Marine  \Ma*rine"\,  n.  [F.  marin  a  sea  solider,  marine  naval 
  economy,  a  marine  picture,  fr  L.  marinus.  See  {Marine},  a.] 
  1.  A  solider  serving  on  shipboard;  a  sea  soldier;  one  of  a 
  body  of  troops  trained  to  do  duty  in  the  navy. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  marine 
  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 
  at  at  sea  (specifically  the  U.S.  Marine  Corps);  "marine 
  barracks" 
  4:  native  to  or  inhabiting  the  sea;  "marine  plants  and  animals 
  such  as  seaweed  and  whales";  "saltwater  fish"  [syn:  {saltwater}] 
  n  :  a  member  of  the  US  Marine  Corps  [syn:  {Marine},  {devil  dog}, 
  {leatherneck},  {shipboard  soldier}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Marine,  IL  (village,  FIPS  46864) 
  Location:  38.78583  N,  89.77896  W 
  Population  (1990):  972  (384  housing  units) 
  Area:  2.0  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  62061 




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