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


(sʌbˌəʊʃɪˈænɪk) or


(Geological Science) formed or situated beneath the ocean or ocean floor


(ˌsʌb oʊ ʃiˈæn ɪk)

also sub•o•cean

(sʌbˈoʊ ʃən)

1. occurring or existing below the floor of the ocean.
2. of, pertaining to, or on the floor of the ocean.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.suboceanic - formed or situated or occurring beneath the ocean or the ocean bed; "suboceanic oil resources"
marine - relating to or characteristic of or occurring on or in the sea
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