from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The floor of the sea or the ocean.
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- n. The floor or bottom of the sea or ocean
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- n. the bottom of a sea or ocean
It’s a thriller-disaster novel and the destabilization of the methane in the arctic seabed is a major plot point.
The so-called seabed mining provisions were simply one manifestation of the problems Ronald Reagan had with LOST.
Being too hot on the seabed was a novel experience; so also was the mirage-like vision caused by the ascending water, which made my searchlights dance and tremble over the rock face I was exploring.
Sitting off to the side of the activity on the seabed is the "top hat," a 5-foot-tall containment dome that will only be used if the insertion tube fails, Suttles said.
What lies beneath the seabed is a little more complicated.
Down near the seabed is the blowout preventer, or BOP.
Relief wells being drilled miles beneath the seabed will be the only means of permanently sealing and isolating the damaged well.
The entity has provided the amount of $10 million for the financial costs of the restoration of the seabed, which is the present value of such costs.
But tethering the snakes to the seabed is a major challenge.
Countries on the Arctic rim are jockeying for claims to the Arctic's seabed, which is also believed to be rich in hydrocarbons and minerals, and to sea-lane rights that have opened up as result of ice loss.
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