sub-, suc-, suf-, sug-, sum-, sup-, sur-, sus-, su-
(Latin: under, below, beneath; used as a prefix as shown in various formats below)
The prefix sub- often becomes suc- before c: succumb.
The prefix sub- often becomes suf- before f: suffuse.
The prefix sub- often becomes sug- before g: suggest.
The prefix sub- often becomes sum- before m: sumptuous.
The prefix sub- often becomes sup- before p: suppression.
The prefix sub- often becomes sur- before r: surrogate.
The prefix, sub- is often simplified to su- before sp; as seen in suspect, suspend, suspicion, suspension, et al. Before c, p, and t; it is sometimes formed into sus-.
A reference to an entry in an index, in vocabulary, etc.
2. Primarily British, holding a military rank just below that of captain.
2. Following by turns; successive.
2. Growing or remaining under water.
3. Being under water, or beneath the surface of water; adapted for use under water; such as, a submarine or a subaqueous helmet.
4. Formed in or under water; such as, "subaqueous deposits".
5. The practice of going underwater with or without a breathing apparatus.
When done for sport, this is sometimes called subaquatics. There are different kinds of underwater diving.
- Snorkeling and free diving: swimming underwater without a breathing apparatus. An apparatus used by swimmers and skin divers, consisting of a long tube held in the mouth.
- Scuba diving and surface supplied diving: swimming or walking underwater with a breathing apparatus.
2. Found, existing, or occurring underwater; for example, subaqueous organisms; subaqueous rocks.
2. Those regions of the Northern Hemisphere associated with taiga or subarctic climates, having temperatures below freezing for over half the year but often over 80 degrees Fahrenheit during the summer.
2. Having dimensions smaller than atomic dimensions.
2. Scarcely perceptible to the ear or of being heard.
2. A word, idea, or thought understood by a hearer or reader that is implied but not expressed.
A reference to a region that has a northern climate, with colder winters.2. Etymology: from Latin borealis, which came from boreas, "north wind"; from Greek Boreas, "god of the north wind".