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Subaquatic vs. Underwater — What's the Difference?

Subaquatic vs. Underwater — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Subaquatic and Underwater

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Subaquatic

Located or living under water; submarine.
Apr 24, 2022

Underwater

Relating to, occurring, used, or performed beneath the surface of water.
Apr 24, 2022

Subaquatic

Being under water, or beneath the surface of water; adapted for use under water; submarine; as, a subaqueous helmet.
Apr 24, 2022

Underwater

(Nautical) Below the water line of a vessel.
Apr 24, 2022

Subaquatic

Formed in or under water; as, subaqueous deposits.
Apr 24, 2022
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Underwater

(not comparable) Beneath the surface of the water; of or pertaining to the region beneath the water surface.
Watch out for underwater obstacles.
He was a pioneer in underwater exploration.
Apr 24, 2022

Subaquatic

Growing or remaining under water;
Viewing subaqueous fauna from a glass-bottomed boat
Submerged leaves
Apr 24, 2022

Underwater

(nautical) Beneath the water line of a vessel.
When the ship was brought into dry dock, it was found that she had underwater damage.
Apr 24, 2022

Subaquatic

Partially aquatic; living or growing partly on land and partly in water;
A marginal subaquatic flora
Apr 24, 2022

Underwater

(figuratively) In difficulty, especially financially.
Apr 24, 2022

Underwater

(finance) Having negative equity; owing more on an asset than its market value.
We've been underwater on our mortgage ever since the housing crash.
Apr 24, 2022

Underwater

(finance) Of an option, having a strike price higher (call options) or lower (put options) than the current market price of the underlying asset or financial product; for example, an option to buy shares at $20 when the current market price is $15.
Apr 24, 2022

Underwater

So as to go beneath the surface of the water.
Can you swim underwater?
Apr 24, 2022

Underwater

(fishing) A type of lure which lies beneath the water surface.
Apr 24, 2022

Underwater

To water or irrigate insufficiently.
Care must be taken not to underwater houseplants in the summer.
Apr 24, 2022

Underwater

Beneath the surface of the water;
Submerged rocks
Apr 24, 2022

Underwater

Growing or remaining under water;
Viewing subaqueous fauna from a glass-bottomed boat
Submerged leaves
Apr 24, 2022

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