from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Formed, situated, or occurring beneath the ocean or the ocean bed.

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  • adj. Beneath the surface of the ocean.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Lying beneath the ocean.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. formed or situated or occurring beneath the ocean or the ocean bed


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  • Like idly looking up the cost of a hundred-mile run of suboceanic fibre-optic or a Rosicrucian mummy (one of the mummies in the San Jose Rosicrucian Museum came out of an old Neiman-Marcus Christmas Book).

    Boing Boing

  • The rest of it is underwater or buried in the crust of the Earth, perhaps (some have speculated) exploiting the suboceanic magma as a source of energy.


  • (Aside, Charlie told me about a story he's working on where the French suboceanic nuclear tests were actually aimed at exterminating the cthuloid sea-monsters -- which is why the Brits didn't really protest)

    Boing Boing: June 9, 2002 - June 15, 2002 Archives

  • They would survive the Ordeal in the safety of their suboceanic Keeps as they had done for uncounted generations.

    The Abode of Life

  • "Captain Kirk, I am not going to go with those Proctors to some suboceanic cave as an experimental animal unless you give me a direct order to do so," Yeoman Janice Rand said firmly.

    The Abode of Life

  • Considering that they reach from the bottom of the Pacific ocean (18,000 feet deep here) to over 15,000 feet above sea level, they really stand 33,000 feet high from their suboceanic base to their peaks.

    Our War with Spain for Cuba's Freedom

  • Such are young rising mountain ranges, fault lines where readjustments recur from time to time, and the slopes of suboceanic depressions whose steepness suggests that subsidence may there be in progress.

    The Elements of Geology

  • The final wing takes you even further below the sea, into a subterranean (or is that suboceanic?) cavern, where spirits still dwell, and where the magicks that flow through Norrath - the world of EQ - have begun to seep through.

    IGN PC

  • After the recent comet materials research I expect that better markers for comet related events will be found and will (sooner rather than later, I hope) prove to be as valuable as iridium is for identifiying terrestrial and suboceanic asteroid cratering. - latest science and technology news stories

  • Run-time generated or predefined two-dimensional landscapes feature everything from hills, mountains, lakes, deserts, arctic wastelands to volcanic rocks, islands floating in mid-air or suboceanic terrain.

    Mac Game Files


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