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Sandwich vs. Sub

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  • Sandwich (noun)

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

  • Sandwich (noun)

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

  • Sandwich (noun)

    A layer cake or sandwich cake.

  • Sandwich (verb)

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

  • Sandwich (verb)

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

  • Sandwich (adjective)

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

  • Sub (noun)

    A submarine.

  • Sub (noun)

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

    "We can get subs at that deli."

  • Sub (noun)

    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."

  • Sub (noun)

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

  • Sub (noun)

    A submissive in BDSM practices.

  • Sub (noun)

    A subtitle.

    "I've just noticed a mistake in the subs for this film."

  • Sub (noun)

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

  • Sub (noun)

    A subeditor.

  • Sub (noun)

    A subcontractor.

  • Sub (noun)

    A subordinate.

  • Sub (noun)

    A subaltern.

  • Sub (verb)

    To substitute for.

  • Sub (verb)

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

  • Sub (verb)

    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."

  • Sub (verb)

    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."

  • Sub (verb)

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

  • Sub (verb)

    To lend.

  • Sub (verb)

    To subscribe.

  • Sub (verb)

    To take a submissive role.

  • Sub (verb)

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

  • Sub (verb)

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

  • Sub (preposition)

    Under.

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  • Sandwich (noun)

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

    "a ham sandwich"

  • Sandwich (noun)

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

  • Sandwich (noun)

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

  • Sandwich (noun)

    relating to a sandwich course

    "the degree includes a sandwich year"

  • Sandwich (verb)

    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"

  • Sub (noun)

    a submarine

    "the yachtsman claimed his boat had been sunk by a sub"

  • Sub (noun)

    short for "submarine sandwich"

  • Sub (noun)

    a subscription

    "the annual sub for the golf club will be Β£200"

  • Sub (noun)

    a substitute, especially in a sporting team

    "the team pulled back with a goal from sub Chris Malkin"

  • Sub (noun)

    a subeditor

    "the chief sub would be responsible for the look of the paper"

  • Sub (noun)

    an advance or loan against expected income

    "β€˜I've got no money.’ β€˜Want a sub?’"

  • Sub (verb)

    replace or be replaced; substitute

    "he subbed for Armstrong at some gigs"

    "he got a lot of applause when he was subbed"

  • Sub (verb)

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

    "who'll sub me till Thursday?"

  • Sub (verb)

    subedit

    "his copy was mercilessly subbed and rewritten"

Oxford Dictionary
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  • Sandwich (noun)

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

  • Sandwich

    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.

  • Sub (noun)

    A subordinate; a subaltern.

  • Sub (noun)

    a shortened form of submarine, the boat.

  • Sub (noun)

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

Webster Dictionary
  • Sandwich (noun)

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

  • Sandwich (verb)

    make into a sandwich

  • Sandwich (verb)

    insert or squeeze tightly between two people or objects;

    "She was sandwiched in her airplane seat between two fat men"

  • Sub (noun)

    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

  • Sub (noun)

    a submersible warship usually armed with torpedoes

  • Sub (verb)

    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"

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