Marine

Definition of Marine

Ma`rine´
a.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.(Geol.) Formed by the action of the currents or waves of the sea; as, marine deposits.
Marine acid
(Chem.) hydrochloric acid.
Marine barometer
See under Barometer.
Marine corps
a corps formed of the officers, noncommissioned officers, privates, and musicants of marines.
Marine engine
(Mech.) a steam engine for propelling a vessel.
Marine glue
See under 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 under 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.
- Mc Elrath.
Marine store
a store where old canvas, ropes, etc., are bought and sold; a junk shop.
n.1.A solider serving on shipboard; a sea soldier; one of a body of troops trained to do duty in the navy.
2.A member of the United States Marine Corps, or a similar foreign military force.
3.The sum of naval affairs; naval economy; the department of navigation and sea forces; the collective shipping of a country; as, the mercantile marine.
4.A picture representing some marine subject.
Tell that to the marines
an expression of disbelief, the marines being regarded by sailors as credulous.

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Naval Construction Battalion, Naval Reservist, RN, Royal Marine, Royal Navy, Seabee, Seabees, USN, United States Navy, abyssal, aquatic, argosy, armada, bathyal, bathybic, bathymetric, bathyorographical, bathysmal, benthic, bluejacket, boot, cadet, coast guard, deep-sea, division, escadrille, fleet, flotilla, fluvial, fluviatile, frogman, gob, horse marine, hydrographic, jolly, lacustrine, maritime, merchant fleet, merchant marine, merchant navy, midshipman, midshipmite, mosquito fleet, naval cadet, naval forces, naval militia, naval reserve, navigational, navy, navy man, ocean-going, oceanographic, pelagic, salty, sea, seafaring, seagoing, seamanlike, seamanly, squadron, swabbie, task force, task group, terriginous, thalassic, water-borne
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