Definition of Marine

1. Noun. A member of the United States Marine Corps.

2. Adjective. Of or relating to the sea. "Marine explorations"
Partainyms: Sea

3. Noun. A soldier who serves both on shipboard and on land.
Generic synonyms: Soldier

4. Adjective. Relating to or involving ships or shipping or navigation or seamen. "Marine insurance"
Exact synonyms: Maritime, Nautical
Partainyms: Navigation, Navigation, Navigation

5. Adjective. Of or relating to military personnel who serve both on land and at sea (specifically the U.S. Marine Corps). "Marine barracks"
Geographical relationships: America, The States, U.s., U.s.a., United States, United States Of America, Us, Usa
Partainyms: Marine Corps

6. Adjective. Relating to or characteristic of or occurring on or in the sea.

7. Adjective. Native to or inhabiting the sea. "Marine plants and animals such as seaweed and whales"
Similar to: Aquatic

Definition of Marine

1. a. Of or pertaining to the sea; having to do with the ocean, or with navigation or naval affairs; nautical; as, marine productions or bodies; marine shells; a marine engine.

2. n. A solider serving on shipboard; a sea soldier; one of a body of troops trained to do duty in the navy.

Definition of Marine

1. Adjective. Of, or pertaining to, a marine corps. ¹

2. Adjective. Of, or pertaining to, the sea (marine ''biology'', marine ''insurance''.) ¹

3. Noun. A member of a marine corps. ¹

4. Noun. (sense capitalised in the plural) A marine corps. ¹

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Definition of Marine

1. a soldier trained for service at sea and on land [n -S]

Medical Definition of Marine

1. 1. Of or pertaining to the sea; having to do with the ocean, or with navigation or naval affairs; nautical; as, marine productions or bodies; marine shells; a marine engine. 2. Formed by the action of the currents or waves of the sea; as, marine deposits. Marine acid, a steam engine for propelling a vessel. Marine glue. See Glue. Marine insurance, insurance against the perils of the sea, including also risks of fire, piracy, and barratry. Marine interest, interest at any rate agreed on for money lent upon respondentia and bottomry bonds. Marine law. See Law. Marine league, three geographical miles. Marine metal, an alloy of lead, antimony, and mercury, made for sheathing ships. Marine soap, cocoanut oil soap; so called because, being quite soluble in salt water, it is much used on shipboard. Marine store, a store where old canvas, ropes, etc, are bought and sold; a junk shop. Origin: L. Marinus, fr. Mare the sea: cf. F. Marin. See Mere a pool. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Marine

marine (current term)
marine animal
marine archaeology
marine archeology
marine biologist
marine biologists
marine biology
marine climate
marine creature
marine engineer
marine glue
marine iguana
marine infantries
marine infantry
marine mine

Literary usage of Marine

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1916)
"Ind Arts M 6:478-81 N '16 Merchant marine Germany Sea power In its dual relation. EH Currey. 19th Cent 79:1170-83 Je '16 Great Britain Sea power in its dual ..."

2. Index of Economic Material in Documents of the States of the United States by Adelaide Rosalia Hasse (1907)
"marine Bee а!яо l>elow, Insurance : Individual con. 1859. Table compiled from ann. stmts. of marine insurance cos. of NY showing total assets, premiums reed ..."

3. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by Anna Lorraine Guthrie, Marion A. Knight, H.W. Wilson Company, Estella E. Painter (1920)
"R Polit Shipbuilding marine biology marine biology at Plymouth. Nature 101:455 Ag 8 48 marine biology in the United States. Nature 101:434 Ag 1 48 Récent ..."

4. The Cumulative Book Index by H.W. Wilson Company (1909)
"J. Conditions of life In the sea: a short account of quantitative marine biological research ... Sothern, JW Verbal notes and sketches for marine engineers. ..."

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