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He hits from both sides of the plate. He's amphibious.
Yogi Berra

Meaning of "amphibious" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD AMPHIBIOUS

From Greek amphibios, literally: having a double life, from amphi- + bios life.
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PRONUNCIATION OF AMPHIBIOUS

amphibious  [æmˈfɪbɪəs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF AMPHIBIOUS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Amphibious is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES AMPHIBIOUS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Amphibious

Amphibious means able to use either land or water. In particular it may refer to: ▪ Amphibious, a 2010 film ▪ Amphibious aircraft, an aircraft capable of landing on either water or land ▪ Amphibious vehicle, a vehicle capable of being driven on both land and water ▪ Amphibious warfare, warfare carried out on both land and water...

Definition of amphibious in the English dictionary

The first definition of amphibious in the dictionary is able to live both on land and in the water, as frogs, toads, etc. Other definition of amphibious is designed for operation on or from both water and land. Amphibious is also relating to military forces and equipment organized for operations launched from the sea against an enemy shore.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH AMPHIBIOUS


alias
ˈeɪlɪəs
Aquarius
əˈkwɛərɪəs
bathybius
bəˈθɪbɪəs
Bierce
bɪəs
curious
ˈkjʊərɪəs
dubious
ˈdjuːbɪəs
Eusebius
juːˈsiːbɪəs
genius
ˈdʒiːnɪəs
hilarious
hɪˈlɛərɪəs
indubious
ɪnˈdjuːbɪəs
miscellaneous
ˌmɪsəˈleɪnɪəs
obvious
ˈɒbvɪəs
plumbeous
ˈplʌmbɪəs
Polybius
pəʊˈlɪbɪəs
previous
ˈpriːvɪəs
rubious
ˈruːbɪəs
scabious
ˈskeɪbɪəs
serious
ˈsɪərɪəs
triphibious
traɪˈfɪbɪəs
various
ˈvɛərɪəs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE AMPHIBIOUS

amphiaster
amphibian
amphibiotic
amphibiously
amphibiousness
amphiblastic
amphiblastula
amphiblastulae
amphibole
amphibolic
amphibolies
amphibolite
amphibological
amphibologically
amphibologies
amphibology
amphibolous
amphiboly
amphibrach
amphibrachic

WORDS THAT END LIKE AMPHIBIOUS

ambitious
anxious
conscious
delicious
devil´s bit scabious
furious
glorious
infectious
luscious
luxurious
malicious
mysterious
notorious
precious
prestigious
pretentious
religious
spacious
suspicious
vicious

Synonyms and antonyms of amphibious in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «amphibious» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF AMPHIBIOUS

Find out the translation of amphibious to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of amphibious from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «amphibious» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

两栖的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

anfibio
570 millions of speakers

English

amphibious
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

द्विधा गतिवाला
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

برمائية
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

амфибия
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

anfíbio
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

উভচর
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

amphibie
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Amfibia
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

amphibisch
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

陸海軍共同の
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

육해 공군 합동 작전의
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Amphibious
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

đổ bộ
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

நிலம் நீர் இரண்டிலும்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

उभयचर
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

amfibi
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

anfibio
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

amfibia
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

амфібія
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

amfibiu
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

αμφίβια
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

amfibiese
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

amfibiska
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

amfibiske
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of amphibious

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «AMPHIBIOUS»

The term «amphibious» is quite widely used and occupies the 40.477 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «AMPHIBIOUS» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «amphibious» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «amphibious» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about amphibious

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2 QUOTES WITH «AMPHIBIOUS»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word amphibious.
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Yogi Berra
He hits from both sides of the plate. He's amphibious.
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Peyton Manning
My high-school coach Tony Reginelli was kind of famous for 'Reggie-isms,' kind of like 'Yogi-isms.' He always said if you want to be a good quarterback, when sprinting left you want to be amphibious and throw left-handed. I told him, 'You mean ambidextrous, coach?'

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «AMPHIBIOUS»

Discover the use of amphibious in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to amphibious and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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U.S. Amphibious Ships and Craft: An Illustrated Design History
For example, the book offers the first comprehensive and fully illustrated account of abortive attempts in the 1960s and beyond to build new fire support ships (LFS).
Norman Friedman, 2002
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US World War II Amphibious Tactics: Army & Marine Corps, ...
The US armed forces were responsible for many tactical innovations during the years 1941-45, but in no field was US mastery more complete than amphibious warfare.
Gordon L Rottman, 2012
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The US Marine Corps in the Vietnam War: III Marine ...
This book examines the origins and constantly changing organizational structure of III MAF, and demonstrates how it conducted its savage struggle against Viet Cong guerrillas and North Vietnamese Army regular forces in the northern ...
Ed Gilbert, 2013
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American Flying Boats and Amphibious Aircraft: An ...
"History of the amphibious aircraft designed and built in the United States.
E.R. Johnson, 2009
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At the Water's Edge: Defending Against the Modern Amphibious ...
Col. Theodore L. Gatchel, USMC (Ret.), examines amphibious operations from Gallipoli to the Falkland Islands to determine why the defenders were unable either to prevent the attackers from landing or to throw them back into the sea after ...
Theodore L. Gatchel, 1996
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Sinking of the Amphibious Passenger Vehicle, Miss Majestic, ...
Of the 21 people on board, 13 passengers, incl. 3 children, died. The investigation identified these safety issues: vehicle maint., Coast Guard inspections, and inspection guidance, reserve buoyancy, and survivability.
Marion C. Blakely, 2010
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Navy LPD-17 Amphibious Ship Procurement: Background, Issues, ...
Appendix A. Amphibious Lift Goal; Appendix B. LPD-17 Cost Growth and Construction Problems. Illus. This is a print on demand report.
Ronald O'Rourke, 2011
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Assault from the sea: essays on the history of amphibious ...
Opslagsværk i historiens største amfibieoperationer.
Merrill L. Bartlett, 1983
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Utah Beach: The Amphibious Landing and Airborne Operations ...
"--Dennis Showalter, author of Patton and Rommel Although the assault on Utah Beach ultimately became one of the most successful military operations of World War II, its outcome was anything but certain.
Joseph Balkoski, 2006
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Gators of Neptune: Naval Amphibious Planning for the ...
With the evolution of amphibious warfare as a backdrop, the book has sufficient technical detail to satisfy the modern-day practitioner of amphibious warfare, yet it is written in a style that makes it accessible to the general public.
Christopher D. Yung, 2006

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «AMPHIBIOUS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term amphibious is used in the context of the following news items.
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Swedish and Thai navies getting new subs, Italians to acquire an …
Swedish and Thai navies getting new subs, Italians to acquire an amphibious ship. David Pugliese, Ottawa Citizen More from David Pugliese, ... «Ottawa Citizen, Jul 15»
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LOOK: Amphibious pedicab makes waves in Visayas science fair
An amphibious pedicab won runner-up honors at the Department of Science and Technology's regional invention contest and exhibit in Central ... «GMA News, Jul 15»
3
Russian Helicopters plans comeback for amphibious Mi-14
Russian Helicopters is evaluating restarting assembly of the Mil Mi-14 amphibious helicopter, which has been out of production since the ... «Flightglobal, Jul 15»
4
Italian Navy orders new amphibious assault ship
The Italian Navy has ordered a new landing helicopter dock (LHD), with Fincantieri and Finmeccanica announcing they had been awarded a ... «IHS Jane's 360, Jul 15»
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Amphibious Holdings $5.00 million Financing. Scott Rose Submitted …
Amphibious Holdings Llc, Limited Liability Company just had published form D because of $5.00 million debt financing. This is a new filing. «OctaFinance.com, Jul 15»
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Fincantieri and Finmeccanica get contract for one multipurpose …
Fincantieri and Finmeccanica get contract for one multipurpose amphibious unit for the Italian Navy. Fincantieri, one of the world's largest ... «PortNews IAA, Jul 15»
7
South Korea in amphibious landing drill
South Korea's Navy and Marine Corps carry out a large-scale amphibious landing drill. Rough cut (no reporter narration). △ Hide Transcript. «Reuters, Jun 15»
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Amphibious Bus: This bus ride will truly be a splashing experience …
Well apparently there is and it is called Amphibious Bus or to add a cool touch AmphiBus. This tourist vehicle that can seamlessly ride on land ... «On Cars India, Jun 15»
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3 Cebu university engineering graduates get DOST award for …
“The amphibious trisikad was tested to be effective on both land and water and can carry about three to four passengers on board. Aside from ... «InterAksyon, Jun 15»
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South Korea debuts indigenous LST in amphibious drill
The Republic of Korea Navy (RoKN) will debut a locally produced 127 m landing ship tank (LST) vessel in a large-scale joint amphibious ... «IHS Jane's 360, Jun 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Amphibious [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/amphibious>. Jul 2020 ».
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