Definition of "submersible" [submersible]

  • Submergible. (adjective)
  • A vessel capable of operating or remaining under water. (noun)

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Use "submersible" in a sentence
  • "He also said the Jiaolong's designers had purchased a lot of "off the shelf" technology from overseas, and had benefited from training dives on the U.S. Navy's Alvin manned submersible, which is operated by the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Massachusetts."
  • "Video from a robotic submersible, which is making the rounds online, shows something puffing from the seafloor."
  • "Very dorky looking - I much prefer the look of that biomimetic dolphin submersible."