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marine

ma·rine

marine

 
 
pronunciation:
m rin
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of or concerning the sea; living in or caused by the sea.
marine navigationmarine mammals
 
synonyms:
nautical, oceanic, pelagic, sea, thalassic
similar words:
aquatic, deep-sea, maritime
definition 2: of or concerning ships or shipping; nautical.
synonyms:
nautical, naval, ocean-going, seagoing
similar words:
maritime, sailing, seafaring
definition 3: used on boats or ships.
marine hardware
synonyms:
maritime, nautical, naval, sailing
similar words:
ocean-going, sea, seafaring, seagoing
definition 4: of or concerning marines, esp. the U.S. Marine Corps.
similar words:
military
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: (sometimes cap.) a member of the U.S. Marine Corps.
synonyms:
leatherneck
similar words:
soldier
definition 2: a member of a military unit trained for both land and sea operations.
definition 3: a nation's naval or merchant ships.
synonyms:
navy
similar words:
fleet, flotilla, Marine Corps, merchant marine
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