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  5  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Submarine  \Sub`ma*rine"\,  n. 
  A  submarine  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)  [web1913]: 
  Submarine  \Sub*ma*rine"\,  n. 
  A  submarine  plant  or  animal. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Submarine  \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)  [web1913]: 
  Armor  \Ar"mor\,  n.  [OE.  armure,  fr  F.  armure,  OF  armeure  fr 
  L.  armatura  See  {Armature}.]  [Spelt  also  {armour}.] 
  1.  Defensive  arms  for  the  body;  any  clothing  or  covering  worn 
  to  protect  one's  person  in  battle. 
  Note:  In  English  statues,  armor  is  used  for  the  whole 
  apparatus  of  war,  including  offensive  as  well  as 
  defensive  arms.  The  statues  of  armor  directed  what  arms 
  every  man  should  provide. 
  2.  Steel  or  iron  covering,  whether  of  ships  or  forts, 
  protecting  them  from  the  fire  of  artillery. 
  {Coat  armor},  the  escutcheon  of  a  person  or  family,  with  its 
  several  charges  and  other  furniture,  as  mantling,  crest, 
  supporters,  motto,  etc 
  {Submarine},  a  water-tight  dress  or  covering  for  a  diver.  See 
  under  {Submarine}. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  :  beneath  the  surface  of  the  sea  [syn:  {undersea}] 
  n  1:  a  submersible  warship  usually  armed  with  torpedos  [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}] 

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