the act or process of applying a substratum.
the material used for a substratum.
a submarine sandwich. See hero sandwich.
British. an advance against one’s wages, especially one granted as a subsistence allowance.
Photography. a substratum.
verb (used without object), subbed, subbing.
to act as a substitute for another.
verb (used with object), subbed, subbing.
Photography. to coat (a film or plate) with a substratum.
short for several words beginning with sub- See subaltern, subeditor, submarine, subordinate, subscription, substandard, substitute, substratum (sense 6)
(Brit, informal) an advance payment of wages or salary Formal term subsistence allowance
verb subs, subbing, subbed
(intransitive) to serve as a substitute
(intransitive) (informal) to act as a substitute (for)
(Brit, informal) to grant or receive (an advance payment of wages or salary)
(transitive) (informal) short for subedit
(transitive) (photog) to apply a substratum to (a film or plate base)
noun 1. a solid mass of wood, stone, etc., usually with one or more flat or approximately flat faces. 2. a hollow masonry building unit of cement, terra cotta, etc.: a wall made of concrete blocks. 3. one of a set of cube-shaped pieces of wood, plastic, or the like, used as a child’s toy […]
noun 1. a subordinate branch or a branch of a branch, as of a bank, business, or the like.
noun 1. trademark a football game played on a table, with toy players affixed to rounded bases which are flicked with the fingers
noun 1. a group of advisers ranking below the cabinet level, chosen by a chief executive usually from members of the various executive departments. adjective 2. of or relating to a subcabinet.