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sem•i•sub•mers•i•ble



Pronunciation: (sem"ē-sub-mûr'su-bul, sem"ī-), [key]
n.
Also called sem'isubmers'ible rig'. a self-propelled barge that is mounted on partially submerged legs supported by underwater pontoons, rides at anchor, and serves as a work base and living quarters in deep offshore drilling operations.

adj.
of, for, or pertaining to a semisubmersible.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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