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submersible (adj.)

1862, from submerse or from Latin submers-, past participle stem of submergere + -ible. As a noun, from 1900, "a submersible craft." Alternative adjective submergible is attested from 1820, from submerge.

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Definitions of submersible
1
submersible (n.)
an apparatus intended for use under water;
submersible (n.)
a warship designed to operate under water;
Synonyms: submersible warship
2
submersible (adj.)
capable of being immersed in water or functioning while submerged;
a submersible pump
Synonyms: submergible
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