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noun as in submarine


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It traveled from China to Stockholm in one piece on a semi-submersible ship, one of only 10 in the world capable of handling such cargo, according to Markus Glaas, a manager at Skanska, a large Swedish construction firm that oversaw the project.

The Caladan submersible has no depth limitation, the company said.

Traditional deep-sea robots or manned submersibles are heavily reinforced with rigid metal frames so as not to crumple — but these vessels are bulky and cumbersome, and the risk of structural failure remains high.

Although fully submersible trimmers exist, they’re pretty tricky to find and ultimately don’t have much practical use.

The batteries can support up to four lights, two phones and a plug-in submersible water pump.

My ultra-deep submersible would not be required at those levels, that's half of the level it's designed for.

Over the past five years, drug cartels have increasingly been shipping cocaine by way of hard-to-detect semi-submersible vessels.

First off will be submersible devices—"You can call them swimming machines," he said—deployed to survey the damage.

"Most certainly," said the admiral; and, accompanied by his staff, he followed Metcalf aboard the submersible.

Under these conditions the submersible commander is more or less forced to a policy of lying ambushed to surprise his enemy.

It is easy to understand why the submersible did not take a vital part in any of the major naval actions.

Improvement in motive machinery is the vital necessity in the development of the submersible.

One of the great problems of the submersible has been to master the difficulties of its control while maintaining a desired depth.

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On this page you'll find 5 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to submersible, such as: u-boat, nuclear submarine, underwater craft, and underwater robot.

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