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amphibious

Saltos de línea: am¦phibi|ous
Pronunciación: /amˈfɪbɪəs
 
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Definición de amphibious en inglés:

adjetivo

1Relating to, living in, or suited for both land and water: an amphibious vehicle
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • These are his men and women in these amphibious vehicles bringing in supplies, food, water.
  • As well as a snowy theme, the map also has a number of water features, which brings into play the two amphibious vehicles.
  • Forms of animals would appear over hundreds of thousands of years as the animals became amphibious and began to leave the water.
1.1(Of a military operation) involving forces landed from the sea: an amphibious assault
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • It has concentrated upon acquiring small torpedo and missile attack boats, but has also acquired modest numbers of landing craft for amphibious operations and a small submarine force.
  • Personnel from both countries compared and practiced their skills in a parachute insertion, amphibious operations and live-fire assaults.
  • Before World War II the Marine Corps developed a doctrine of amphibious operations that employed a quick, sharp, unexpected assault against a defended coastline.

Origen

mid 17th century: from modern Latin amphibium, from Greek amphibion (see amphibian) + -ous.

Derivados

amphibiously

1
adverbio
Example sentences
  • As a consequence, the British-Canadian force brought amphibiously to France for the D-Day assault was initially larger than the American contingent, about 75,000 to 55,000.
  • As the Soviet Army advanced overland from the north, some units were parachuted into key cities, or landed amphibiously in Korea.
  • As the piece unfolds through these different layers, images of billowy clouds juxtaposed with bodies that breathe amphibiously transform the park into an airy lagoon.

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