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)
adjective 1. of, relating to, or in Africa south of the Sahara Desert: a sub-Saharan country; sub-Saharan peoples. adjective 1. in, of, or relating to Africa south of the Sahara desert sub-Saharan definition Region in Africa south of the Sahara desert.
noun 1. the act of selling. 2. a quantity sold. 3. opportunity to sell; demand: slow sale. 4. a special disposal of goods, as at reduced prices. 5. transfer of property for money or credit. 6. an auction. Idioms 7. for sale, offered to be sold; made available to purchasers. 8. on sale, able to […]
noun 1. a specimen from or a small part of a sample. verb (used with object), subsampled, subsampling. 2. to take a subsample of.
[suhb-sat-l-ahyt] /ˈsʌbˌsæt lˌaɪt/ noun 1. a satellite designed to be released into orbit from another spacecraft.