Grinder vs Submarine - What's the difference?

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Grinder is a synonym of submarine.

As nouns the difference between grinder and submarine

is that grinder is (anatomical) a molar while submarine is a boat that can go underwater.

As a adjective submarine is

under water.

As a verb submarine is

to operate or serve on a.




(en noun)
  • One who grinds something, such as the teeth.
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  • Masseter hypertrophy may become apparent in persistent grinders .
  • (anatomical) A molar.
  • A power tool with a spinning abrasive disc, used for , smoothing, and shaping materials, usually metal.
  • A sandwich made on a long, cylindrical roll.
  • I am going to the deli to get a grinder for lunch.
  • *
  • A kitchen gadget for processing coffee, herbs etc. into small or powdered pieces
  • The restless flycatcher (Seisura inquieta ) of Australia, which makes a noise like a scissors grinder.
  • Usage notes

    The usage of grinder and related terms for sandwiches varies widely. In the Philadelphia area, for example, a "grinder" is distinguished from a "hoagie" in that the grinder is toasted or baked, and usually lacks lettuce.


    * (sandwich) submarine sandwich, sub, hoagie, torpedo, spuckie, hero, hero sandwich

    Derived terms

    * coffee grinder * bench grinder * angle grinder * die grinder



  • undersea.
  • Hidden or undisclosed.
  • a submarine patent


    * subaquatic, subaqueous


    (en noun)
  • A boat that can go underwater.
  • A kind of sandwich made in a long loaf of bread.
  • (baseball) Pitch delivered with an underhand motion.
  • Any submarine plant or animal.
  • (informal) A stowaway on a seagoing vessel.
  • Synonyms

    * (boat) U-boat * (sandwich) grinder, hero, hoagie, hoagy, poor boy, po' boy, sub, submarine sandwich, torpedo, wedge


    * (boat) surface ship


  • To operate or serve on a
  • To torpedo; to destroy with a sudden sneak attack
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