Definition of 'submarine'
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The submarine had to surface but then faced rough seas. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The home side were more at sea than a submarine. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Britain is the only nation with a fleet of nuclear submarines but no aerial search protection. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Some thirty ships and submarines had been sunk there. A Channel of Peace (1993)At least one of the submarines is on patrol at any time. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Sources say the party is ready to back a reduction in the nuclear submarines from four vessels to three. The Sun (2013)Conservation groups have previously expressed concern that sonar from submarines and navy ships could be responsible for whales getting into difficulty. Times, Sunday Times (2016)When you make only submarine sandwiches, you get pretty good at making submarine sandwiches. THE 22 IMMUTABLE LAWS OF BRANDING (2002)Serious consideration was given to shipping the oil under the ice to Greenland in nuclear submarines. Times, Sunday Times (2015)That's a lot of dough for making submarine sandwiches. THE 22 IMMUTABLE LAWS OF BRANDING (2002)How does that warrant officer in a nuclear submarine put up with the humdrum nine-to-five? Times, Sunday Times (2015)He has visited more than 30 countries and served on ten submarines and five surface ships. The Sun (2012)Canada will need to replace its ageing submarine fleet in a few years' time. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He criticised Labour claims that drones could render nuclear submarines obsolete. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It was unrestricted submarine warfare. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Germany resumes unrestricted submarine warfare. The American Nation: A History of the United States to 1877 (1995)Arguably the definitive film about submarine warfare, the film forces the audience into unbearably close proximity with the crew of the boat. Times, Sunday Times (2014)HMS Sceptre is one of the most capable submarines in the fleet. The Sun (2010)This was the damage that some 100 German submarines inflicted. The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994)They show that the effect of German submarine crimes upon American opinion is cumulative. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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Translations for 'submarine'
British English: submarine /ˈsʌbməˌriːn; ˌsʌbməˈriːn/ NOUN
A submarine is a ship that can travel below the surface of the sea.
...a nuclear submarine.
- American English: submarine
- Arabic: غَوَّاصَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: submarino
- Chinese: 潜水艇
- Croatian: podmornica
- Czech: ponorka
- Danish: undervandsbåd
- Dutch: duikboot
- European Spanish: submarino
- Finnish: sukellusvene
- French: sous-marin
- German: U-Boot
- Greek: υποβρύχιο
- Italian: sottomarino
- Japanese: 潜水艦
- Korean: 잠수함
- Norwegian: u-båt
- Polish: okręt podwodny
- European Portuguese: submarino
- Romanian: submarin
- Russian: подводная лодка
- Spanish: submarino
- Swedish: u-båt
- Thai: เรือดำน้ำ
- Turkish: denizaltı
- Ukrainian: підводний човен
- Vietnamese: tàu ngầm
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