- Deep-sea Deep"-sea`, a.
Of or pertaining to the deeper parts of the sea; as, a
deep-sea line (i. e., a line to take soundings at a great
depth); deep-sea lead; deep-sea soundings, explorations, etc.
Syn: offshore. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]
3. taking place in the deeper parts of the sea; as, deep-sea exploration. [WordNet 1.5]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.
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