Meaning of SUBMERSIBLE in English

SUBMERSIBLE

— submersibility , n.

/seuhb merr"seuh beuhl/ , adj.

1. capable of being submersed.

2. capable of functioning while submersed: a submersible pump.

n.

3. a ship capable of submerging and operating under water; submarine.

4. a device designed for underwater work or exploration, as a bathyscaphe or diving bell.

[ 1865-70; SUBMERSE + -IBLE ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .