Definition of 'marine'
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The merchant marine ministry said that three of those on board were unconscious. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The winds also lead to an upsurge in marine life. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Dine on deliciously fresh marine life. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Environmental groups said that the microbeads in the exempted products were just as damaging to marine life and should also be banned. Times, Sunday Times (2016)For marine life and seabirds, the plastic fibres found in their guts could cost them their lives. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Metal contamination in the marine environment is a problem the world over, and this solution holds great promise. Smithsonian Mag (2017)MPs had called for action against the tiny beads, which are flushed into the ocean and damage marine life. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The research adds to a growing understanding of how fish, as well as whales and other marine mammals, use sound. Times, Sunday Times (2016)All this despite the presence of an extensive marine park around the island. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It became a race against time once the wreck was exposed to marine life. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Early in his career he edited works on shipping law and marine insurance. Times, Sunday Times (2015)They are masters of the marine environment. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Where are the images showing the location of the sailors and marines when apprehended? The Sun (2007)The second was marine navigation and swimming. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The proposal has emerged amid growing concern about the effect of humanity on the marine environment. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The empire lacked a large merchant marine, a fact that weakened its effort on the seas. World History: Patterns of Change and Continuity (1995)This is the best place on the west coast of Scotland for seeing large marine mammals. A Guide to Britain's Conservation Heritage (1991)He is recruiting 240 former marines and other sailors for the force. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Or a marine mammal with a British soul star? The Sun (2014)A series of quick clips of previously unseen and unidentified sailors and marines was aired. The Sun (2007)Ironically, he is applying the steely determination of a former marine to the job of going all new age. Times, Sunday Times (2010)From the great American forests would come the timber and naval stores needed to build a bigger navy and merchant marine. The American Nation: A History of the United States to 1877 (1995)The rest of its book is a diverse set of exposures to property and casualty, and marine and aviation insurance. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The first force to move from training to full deployment of the aircraft will be the US marine corps next year. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He'd come on tour then he'd go away for three months on a marine biology expedition somewhere. Times, Sunday Times (2014)As a student and then a professor of marine biology, he stayed there, and this memoir is one of the results. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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Translations for 'marine'
British English: marine NOUN
A marine is a member of an armed force who is specially trained for military duties at sea as well as on land.
A small number of marines were wounded.
British English: marine ADJECTIVE
Marine is used to describe things relating to the sea or to the animals and plants that live in the sea.
...breeding grounds for marine life.
Definition of marine from the Collins English Dictionary
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