Submarine mine
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]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • submarine mine — In military and naval operations, a stationary explosive device placed in the water and designed to destroy ships that touch or approach it. Submarine mines have been used since the mid 19th century. They consist of an explosive charge fitted… …   Universalium

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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

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mine — mine1 /muyn/, pron. 1. a form of the possessive case of I used as a predicate adjective: The yellow sweater is mine. 2. something that belongs to me: Mine is the red car. 3. Archaic. my (used before a word beginning with a vowel or a silent h, or …   Universalium

  • Mine planter — Army M 1 Mine Planter Hull No. 480 the USAMP MP 7 Major General Wallace F. Randolph.[1] Records (#742), Special Collections Department, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA. Mine planter and the earlier… …   Wikipedia

  • submarine — n. /sub meuh reen , sub meuh reen /; adj., v. /sub meuh reen /, n., adj., v., submarined, submarining. n. 1. a vessel that can be submerged and navigated under water, usually built for warfare and armed with torpedoes or guided missiles. 2.… …   Universalium

  • Mine Planter Service (U.S. Army) — USAMP MP 7 Major General Wallace F. Randolph,[1] Army M 1 Mine Planter Hull No. 480. Records (#742), Special Collections Department, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA. The U.S. Army Mine Planter… …   Wikipedia

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