how to pronounce submersible


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submersible is pronounced in four syllables

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meanings of submersible


  1. A retroactive term used for non-nuclear submarines; nuclear submarines are termed "true submarines".
  2. A small nonmilitary, non-nuclear submarine for exploration.
  3. A very small "baby" submarine designed for specific localized missions, usually while tethered to a submarine or ship for life support and communications. Slang synonyms: midget-submarine, anchor.
  4. A term used primarily by some navies for nuclear submarines, termed "true submersibles", because they cannot retroactively declare that their non-nuclear submarines should be called by a different name.


  1. Able to be submerged.

submersible frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word submersible occurs in english on average 0.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics submersible can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that submersible can be often used in the following areas:

1) transport and travel;

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