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


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sea + bed


  • It’s a thriller-disaster novel and the destabilization of the methane in the arctic seabed is a major plot point.

    Matthew Yglesias » Arctic Seabed Methane Stores Destabilizing

  • The so-called seabed mining provisions were simply one manifestation of the problems Ronald Reagan had with LOST.

    Reagan and the Law of the Sea

  • 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.

    The Wind from The Sun

  • 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. Latest News

  • What lies beneath the seabed is a little more complicated.


  • Down near the seabed is the blowout preventer, or BOP.

    Army Rumour Service

  • Relief wells being drilled miles beneath the seabed will be the only means of permanently sealing and isolating the damaged well.

    ITN Headlines

  • 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.

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  • But tethering the snakes to the seabed is a major challenge.

    BBC News | Technology | World Edition

  • 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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