from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of, relating to, or taking place in the deeper parts of the sea: deep-sea exploration.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. of, related to or located in the deeper part of the sea
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to the deeper parts of the sea
- adj. at some distance from the shore.
- adj. taking place in the deeper parts of the sea.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to the deeper parts of the ocean: as, deep-sea dredging.
- the line, made of steel wire, weighing about 14½, pounds to the nautical mile;
- machinery for regulating the lowering of the sinker and for reeling in the wire with the cylinder attached in such a manner that the irregular strain due to the motion of the ship may be guarded against and the danger of breakage thus reduced to a minimum. In the deepest accurate sounding yet made the bottom was reached at the depth of 4,655 fathoms, but owing to the breaking of the wire no specimen was obtained. This sounding was made on the “Tuscarora” by Commander G. E. Belknap, U.S. N., in north latitude 44° 55′ , east longitude 152° 26′ . The deepest sounding yet made in which a specimen of the bottom was brought up was that of the United States Coast Survey steamer “Blake,” off Porto Rico, the depth there reached being 4,561 fathoms.
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- adj. of or taking place in the deeper parts of the sea
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We shouldn't have to choose between campaigning for a strong international climate agreement, OR campaigning against long term carbon lock-in think coal, tar sands, deep-sea oil drilling, OR campaigning for low carbon development and a green economy.
At the same time, China's first manned deep-sea submersible surpassed U.S. capabilities in a race to explore resources in the deepest parts of the world's oceans.
Supported by NOAA's new Office of ocean Exploration, the trip will include three teams of scientist/explorers hoping to develop a better understanding of America's last great wilderness range, including newly identified deep-sea coral habitats.
There are beautiful branching deep-sea corals in yellow, brown and white, also deep sponges, cutthroat eels, rattail fish, red crabs, luminescent purple shimmering squid and other life abundant amidst the marine snow, organic detritus falling from above.
But Graham said at the news conference that the commission has information suggesting that some of the deep-sea technology used to fight the leak, such as the "top hat" containment cap, was premised on a smaller flow.
'Hiroshima is neither a deep-sea documentary nor a TV show.'
It could easily be either, well minus the "deep-sea" part, which should make it much less difficult to make.
And Hiroshima is neither a deep-sea documentary nor a TV show, so how are those relevant to his dramatic movies? mbellerbrock
Set in an apocalyptic future where rising oceans have swallowed up entire regions and people live packed like sardines on the dry land left, DARK LIFE is the harrowing tale of underwater pioneers who have carved out a life for themselves in the harsh deep-sea environment, farming the seafloor in exchange for the land deed.
Future deep-sea oil spills "will at least partially be met with a microbial fate," based on the findings, says study lead author John Kessler of Texas A&M University, by e-mail.