Pronunciation: (sub-mûr'su-bul), [key]
1. capable of being submersed.
2. capable of functioning while submersed: a submersible pump.
1. a ship capable of submerging and operating under water; submarine.
2. a device designed for underwater work or exploration, as a bathyscaphe or diving bell.
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