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(dēp′wô′tər, -wŏt′ər)
Of, relating to, or carried on in waters of a relatively great depth: a deep-water port; deep-water drilling for oil.
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Adj.1.deep-water - of or carried on in waters of great depth; "a deep-water port"
deep - having great spatial extension or penetration downward or inward from an outer surface or backward or laterally or outward from a center; sometimes used in combination; "a deep well"; "a deep dive"; "deep water"; "a deep casserole"; "a deep gash"; "deep massage"; "deep pressure receptors in muscles"; "deep shelves"; "a deep closet"; "surrounded by a deep yard"; "hit the ball to deep center field"; "in deep space"; "waist-deep"
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Yes; it needed a few days after the taking of your departure for a ship's company to shake down into their places, and for the soothing deep-water ship routine to establish its beneficent sway.
You can see forty feet down under the surface of the water for a distance of a mile, and we believe that attached to the same apparatus is an instrument which brings any moving object within the range of what they call a deep-water gun.
The food he ate must have been worse than what a sailor gets on the worst-feedin' deep-water ships, than which there ain't much that can be possibly worse.
Also, having quarrelled with Clam and broken partnership, Nelson had sailed the Reindeer, his arm in a sling, with a crew of two deep-water sailors, and he had sailed so madly as to frighten them ashore.
Half the men forward are deep-water sailors, and their excuse is that they did not know anything about her or her captain.
th]-generation GAPS, with L/USBL and DP features, was delivered to SapuraAcergy SdnBhd ("SapuraAcergy"), an engineering and construction contractor, specializing in deep-water installation, decommissioning, and conventional activities for the Oil&Gas industry in Asia Pacific region.
Exploration and production sharing agreements has been finalized by Shell and its Japanese associate Mitsui Oil Exploration Company or MOECO with Myanma Oil and Gas Enterprise of Myanmar for three deep-water blocks.
The deep-water platform is also expected to start producing gas over the course of next year, Shell added.
TPAO continues to look for more IOCs to farm into its large deep-water blocks there.
Muscat: The National Geographic has featured deep-water soloing in Oman this week in a video series called Zero to 60.
Beijing, May 9 (Xinhua-ANI): China's first deep-water drilling rig started operations in the South China Sea at 9:38:a.
They are exploring deep-water areas under PSCs and AFCs, and all are eager to find big reserves because drilling operations there are very expensive.