• Un cannonier marin sur le front
    Un cannonier marin sur le front
  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj marine native to or inhabiting the sea "marine plants and animals such as seaweed and whales"
    • adj marine relating to or characteristic of or occurring on or in the sea
    • adj marine of or relating to the sea "marine explorations"
    • adj marine of or relating to military personnel who serve both on land and at sea (specifically the U.S. Marine Corps) "marine barracks"
    • adj marine relating to or involving ships or shipping or navigation or seamen "nautical charts","maritime law","marine insurance"
    • n Marine a member of the United States Marine Corps
    • n marine a soldier who serves both on shipboard and on land
    • ***

Additional illustrations & photos:

UNDER THE SEA BED Marine Worms, Whelk, Pecten or Scallop and Periwinkle UNDER THE SEA BED Marine Worms, Whelk, Pecten or Scallop and Periwinkle
Marine worms Marine worms
A marine planarian A marine planarian
A group of marine Pacific Coast molluscs A group of marine Pacific Coast molluscs
Compound Marine Engine, Side Elevation Compound Marine Engine, Side Elevation

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The first spacecraft to visit the planet Venus was Mariner 2 in 1962.
    • Marine A member of the United States Marine Corps, or a similar foreign military force.
    • Marine A picture representing some marine subject.
    • Marine A solider serving on shipboard; a sea soldier; one of a body of troops trained to do duty in the navy.
    • Marine (Geol) Formed by the action of the currents or waves of the sea; as, marine deposits.
    • Marine 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.
    • Marine The sum of naval affairs; naval economy; the department of navigation and sea forces; the collective shipping of a country; as, the mercantile marine .
    • ***
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Mike Greenwell of the Boston Red Sox holds the major league record for the most RBIs that accounted for all of his team's runs. In 1996, he batted in nine runs in a game against the Seattle Mariners.
    • marine Of or pertaining to the sea; characteristic of the sea; existing in or formed by the sea: as, a marine picture or view; the marine fauna and flora; marine deposits left by ancient seas; marine tides.
    • marine Relating to or connected with the sea; used or adapted for use at sea; acting or operating at sea: as, a marine chart; a marine league; a marine engine; marine forces.
    • marine Relating to navigation or shipping; maritime; nautical; naval.
    • marine In zoology, technically, inhabiting the high seas; oceanic; pelagic: distinguished from maritime or littoral.
    • n marine The sea-shore.
    • n marine Shipping in general; the maritime interest as represented by ships; sea-going vessels considered collectively, either in the aggregate or as regards nationality or class: as, the mercantile marine of a country; the naval marine.
    • n marine In France, specifically, the naval establishment; the national navy and its adjuncts: as, the minister of marine, or of the marine.
    • n marine A soldier who serves on board of a man-of-war; one of a body of troops enlisted to do military service on board of ships or at dockyards. In the United States and British services, they are clothed and armed similarly to infantry of the line.
    • n marine An empty bottle. See the quotation.
    • n marine In painting, a sea-piece; a marine view.
    • marine In heraldry, having the lower part of the body like the tail of a fish: said of any beast. Compare sea-lion.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Most marine fish can survive in a tank filled with human blood
    • adj Marine ma-rēn′ of or belonging to the sea: done at sea: representing the sea: near the sea
    • n Marine a soldier serving on shipboard: the whole navy of a country or state: naval affairs: a sea-piece in painting
    • ***


  • English Proverb
    English Proverb
    “A smooth sea never made a skillful mariner.”
  • Carl Schurz
    Carl Schurz
    “Ideals are like the stars: we never reach them, but like the mariners of the sea, we chart our course by them.”


Tell it to the marines - People use this expression when they don't believe someone.


Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. marin, a sea solider, marine, naval economy, a marine picture, fr. L. marinus,. See Marine (a.)


In literature:

Soon Admiral Rogers, followed by two hulking space marines, came running into the room.
"Man of Many Minds" by E. Everett Evans
Late at night, when the wind fell, the eager mariners bent to the oar.
"Vikings of the Pacific" by Agnes C. Laut
The Eocene beds are marine and contain nummulites.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 4" by Various
They are aware of the fact that marines may be landed and such landing not be considered an act of war.
"Winning a Cause" by John Gilbert Thompson and Inez Bigwood
It is often found in the stomachs of marine animals living a long way offshore.
"The Outline of Science, Vol. 1 (of 4)" by J. Arthur Thomson
The Italian marines re-embarked on the cruiser Libia, and the International Commission took charge of the Government.
"Current History, A Monthly Magazine" by New York Times
I don't know any Mariners.
"Jill the Reckless" by P. G. (Pelham Grenville) Wodehouse
An oasis is to the desert wanderer what a peaceful island with its sheltered anchorage is to mariners.
"From Pole to Pole" by Sven Anders Hedin
One by one their pockets were turned inside out, and whatever there took the fancy of the noble mariner went into the ransom.
"Follow My leader" by Talbot Baines Reed
He was so enraged by the insult, that he ordered the marines to load, and a volley of twelve rifles was fired over the people's heads.
"Blue Jackets" by George Manville Fenn

In poetry:

At length a scud, like geese before a storm,
Flits swift athwart the sky its dragon-form.
The conscious mariner, with warning call,
As if alarm'd, cries out, A squall! a squall!
"Ethic Strains, On Subjects Sublime And Beautiful - Part III" by Thomas Odiorne
The melancholy dead marine
Sown thick along the beaches,
The can that held the late sardine,
Or potted prawn, or peaches,
Are things of innocence beside
Gay Tom and Topsy in the tide.
"The Minglers" by C J Dennis
THE SEA-BEAT MARINER, whose watchful eye
Full many a boist'rous night hath wak'd to weep;
When the keen blast descending from the sky,
Snatch'd his warm tear-drop from the rav'nous deep.
"Sonnet -- The Mariner" by Mary Darby Robinson
O the calling of the waves on the pebbled beach below,
And the seagull sweeping o'er the waters grey!
O the weeping on the quay! O the bitter, bitter woe
For the mariners that perished yesterday!
"After The Storm" by Cicely Fox Smith
He takes his seat upon the cliffs,—the mariner
Cries in vain. Poor little wretch, that deal'st
With storms!—till heaven smiles, and the monster
Is driv'n yelling to his caves beneath mount Hecla.
"To Winter" by William Blake
How narrow the circle that holds us to-night!
How many the loved ones that greet us no more,
As we meet like the stragglers that come from the fight,
Like the mariners flung from a wreck on the shore!
"The Shadows" by Oliver Wendell Holmes

In news:

Severn Trent De Nora has announced that the Mariner Omnipure marine sewage treatment system M5508 model will be used on the FY17, a new luxury superyacht to be constructed by Fitzroy Yachts of New Zealand for delivery in 2014.
Mariners Vargas Shines, Mariners Beat A's.
To make the best use of Marin's small space, Candice decided to completely flip Marin's old layout.
The Marine Travel Company, a specialist agency handling marine travel worldwide, has introduced an iPhone and iPad application for anyone on the move in the maritime industry.
PFC Hayden B Whatley, 19, of Midlothian, graduated from United States Marine Corps boot camp at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, Friday, Sept 9.
Marine Corps Logistics Command Marines, civilian-Marines and contractors are celebrating the emptying of the last container of military supplies from Iraq.
Marine Corps Logistics Command Marines, civilians and contractors are celebrating the emptying of the last container of military supplies from Iraq.
Last year, Mila Kunis melted the hearts of millions of Americans when she accepted a YouTube invitation to accompany Sgt Scott Moore, of the Third Battalion, 2nd Marines, to his Marine Corps Ball in North Carolina.
A Marine who won't eat marine animals.
Angels batter Mariners to keep streak going mariners, haren, game, angels, first, run, field, innings, three, second.
Last year, 10 of the 545 marine mammals rescued by the Marine Mammal Center had gunshot wounds.
Michael Whiteford describes the MV-22B Osprey , the plane he pilots in the Marine Corps and the newest aircraft to be added to Marine Corps Aviation.
Greg Halman of the Seattle Mariners poses during photo day at the Mariners spring training complex on February 20, 2009, in Peoria, Arizona.
The Virginia Port Authority reopened Portsmouth Marine Terminal for the first time in nearly two years to handle an overflow of automobiles that would normally be handled at Newport News Marine Terminal, a separate VPA-owned facility.
The Cleveland Browns will join the city of Cleveland in welcoming the United States Marine Corps for Marine Week, which will take place June 11-17.

In science:

For a fixed ω , one can apply a suitable CLT for marin (31) is approximated by the sum (cid:80)nv tingale differences to the martingale term in (31), while using that Xn ∼ nv (P 0 -a.s.), the second term k=0 ∆(k , ω), which can be handled via a CLT for stationary sequences.
Random Walks in Random Environments
Cornette, J.L. (2007), Gauss-Vaníček and Fourier Transform Spectral Analyses of Marine Diversity, Comput.
Atmospheric Consequences of Cosmic Ray Variability in the Extragalactic Shock Model II: Revised ionization levels and their consequences
Such experiments allowed us to quantify the gains brought by boosting on nearest neighbors voting (Marin et al, 2009).
Boosting k-NN for categorization of natural scenes
Zeidner G, Preston C, Delong E, Massana R, Post A, Scanlan D, Beja O: Molecular diversity among marine picophytoplankton as revealed by psbA analyses.
pplacer: linear time maximum-likelihood and Bayesian phylogenetic placement of sequences onto a fixed reference tree
Chenard C, Suttle C: Phylogenetic diversity of sequences of cyanophage photosynthetic gene psbA in marine and freshwaters.
pplacer: linear time maximum-likelihood and Bayesian phylogenetic placement of sequences onto a fixed reference tree