Submarine cable
Submarine Sub`ma*rine", a. Being, acting, or growing, under water in the sea; as, submarine navigators; submarine plants. [1913 Webster]

{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) . [1913 Webster]


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  • Submarine cable — Cable Ca ble (k[=a] b l), n. [F. c[^a]ble, LL. capulum, caplum, a rope, fr. L. capere to take; cf. D., Dan., & G. kabel, from the French. See {Capable}.] 1. A large, strong rope or chain, of considerable length, used to retain a vessel at anchor …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Submarine — Sub ma*rine , a. Being, acting, or growing, under water in the sea; as, submarine navigators; submarine plants. [1913 Webster] {Submarine armor}, a waterproof dress of strong material, having a helmet into which air for breathing is pumped… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Submarine armor — Submarine Sub ma*rine , a. Being, acting, or growing, under water in the sea; as, submarine navigators; submarine plants. [1913 Webster] {Submarine armor}, a waterproof dress of strong material, having a helmet into which air for breathing is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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