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Sandwich vs. Sub

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Sandwichnoun

A dish or foodstuff where two or more slices of bread serve as the wrapper or container of some other food.

Subnoun

A submarine.

Sandwichnoun

Any combination formed by layering one type of material between two layers of some other material.

Subnoun

A submarine sandwich: a sandwich made on a long bun.

‘We can get subs at that deli.’;

Sandwichnoun

(UK) A layer cake or sandwich cake.

Subnoun

(informal) A substitute, often in sports.

‘With the score 4 to 1, they brought in subs.’; ‘She worked as a sub until she got her teaching certificate.’;

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Sandwichverb

To place one item between two other, usually flat, items

Subnoun

A subscription: a payment made for membership of a club, etc.

Sandwichverb

(figuratively) To put or set something between two others, in time.

Subnoun

(informal) A submissive in BDSM practices.

Sandwichadjective

(US) Of a meal or serving size that is smaller than a dinner.

Subnoun

A subtitle.

‘I've just noticed a mistake in the subs for this film.’;

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Sandwichnoun

Two pieces of bread and butter with a thin slice of meat, cheese, or the like, between them.

Subnoun

A subroutine (sometimes one that does not return a value, as distinguished from a function, which does).

Sandwichverb

To make into a sandwich; also, figuratively, to insert between portions of something dissimilar; to form of alternate parts or things, or alternating layers of a different nature; to interlard.

Subnoun

(colloquial) A subeditor.

Sandwichnoun

two (or more) slices of bread with a filling between them

Subnoun

(colloquial) A subcontractor.

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Sandwichverb

make into a sandwich

Subnoun

A subordinate.

Sandwichverb

insert or squeeze tightly between two people or objects;

‘She was sandwiched in her airplane seat between two fat men’;

Subnoun

A subaltern.

Sandwichnoun

an item of food consisting of two pieces of bread with a filling between them, eaten as a light meal

‘a ham sandwich’;

Subverb

To substitute for.

Sandwichnoun

a sponge cake of two or more layers with jam or cream between.

Subverb

To work as a substitute teacher, especially in primary and secondary education.

Sandwichnoun

something that is constructed like or has the form of a sandwich.

Subverb

To replace (a player) with a substitute.

‘He never really made a contribution to the match, so it was no surprise when he was subbed at half time.’;

Sandwichnoun

relating to a sandwich course

‘the degree includes a sandwich year’;

Subverb

Less commonly, and often as sub on, to bring on (a player) as a substitute.

‘He was subbed on half way through the second half, and scored within minutes.’;

Sandwichverb

insert or squeeze (someone or something) between two other people or things, typically in a restricted space or so as to be uncomfortable

‘the girl was sandwiched between two burly men in the back of the car’;

Subverb

(British) To perform the work of a subeditor or copy editor; to subedit.

Sandwich

A sandwich is a food typically consisting of vegetables, sliced cheese or meat, placed on or between slices of bread, or more generally any dish wherein bread serves as a container or wrapper for another food type. The sandwich began as a portable, convenient finger food in the Western world, though over time it has become prevalent worldwide.

Subverb

To lend.

Subverb

To subscribe.

Subverb

(BDSM) To take a submissive role.

Subverb

To coat with a layer of adhering material; to planarize by means of such a coating.

Subverb

(microscopy) To prepare (a slide) with an layer of transparent substance to support and/or fix the sample.

Subpreposition

Under.

Subnoun

A subordinate; a subaltern.

Subnoun

a shortened form of submarine, the boat.

Subnoun

a shortened form of submarine sandwich; also called hero, hero sandwich, and grinder.

Subnoun

a large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese (and tomato and onion and lettuce and condiments); different names are used in different sections of the United States

Subnoun

a submersible warship usually armed with torpedoes

Subverb

be a substitute;

‘The young teacher had to substitute for the sick colleague’; ‘The skim milk substitutes for cream--we are on a strict diet’;

Subnoun

a submarine

‘the yachtsman claimed his boat had been sunk by a sub’;

Subnoun

short for "submarine sandwich"

Subnoun

a subscription

‘the annual sub for the golf club will be £200’;

Subnoun

a substitute, especially in a sporting team

‘the team pulled back with a goal from sub Chris Malkin’;

Subnoun

a subeditor

‘the chief sub would be responsible for the look of the paper’;

Subnoun

an advance or loan against expected income

‘‘I've got no money.’ ‘Want a sub?’’;

Subverb

replace or be replaced; substitute

‘he subbed for Armstrong at some gigs’; ‘he got a lot of applause when he was subbed’;

Subverb

lend or advance a sum to (someone) against expected income

‘who'll sub me till Thursday?’;

Subverb

subedit

‘his copy was mercilessly subbed and rewritten’;

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