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deep-sea

(dēp′sē′)
adj.
Of, relating to, or taking place in the deeper parts of the sea: deep-sea exploration.
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deep-sea

n
(modifier) of, found in, or characteristic of the deep parts of the sea: deep-sea fishing.
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deep′-sea′



adj.
of, pertaining to, or associated with the deeper parts of the sea: deep-sea fishing.
[1620–30]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.deep-sea - of or taking place in the deeper parts of the sea; "deep-sea fishing"; "deep-sea exploration"
marine - relating to or characteristic of or occurring on or in the sea
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Translations

deep-sea

[ˈdiːpˈsiː]
A. ADJ [creature, plant] → abisal, de alta mar; [fisherman] → de altura
B. CPD deep-sea diver Nbuzo m
deep-sea diving Nbuceo m de altura
deep-sea fishing Npesca f de gran altura
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deep-sea

[ˌdiːpˈsiː] adj (creatures, plants) → pelagico/a, abissale; (fisherman, fishing) → d'alto mare
deep-sea diver → palombaro
deep-sea diving → immersione f a grande profondità
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deep

(diːp) adjective
1. going or being far down or far into. a deep lake; a deep wound.
2. going or being far down by a named amount. a hole six feet deep.
3. occupied or involved to a great extent. He is deep in debt.
4. intense; strong. The sea is a deep blue colour; They are in a deep sleep.
5. low in pitch. His voice is very deep.
adverb
far down or into. deep into the wood.
ˈdeepen verb
1. to make or become deeper. He deepened the hole.
2. to increase. His troubles were deepening.
ˈdeeply adverb
very greatly. We are deeply grateful to you.
ˈdeepness noun
the quality of being deep.
ˌdeep-ˈfreeze noun
a type of refrigerator which freezes food quickly and can keep it for a long time.
verb
to freeze and keep (food) in this.
ˈdeep-sea adjective
of, for, or in the deeper parts of the sea. deep-sea diving; deep-sea fishing.
in deep water
in difficulties or trouble. He found himself in deep water when he took over the management of the firm.
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References in classic literature ?
The thought of deliverance, even by death in the deep sea, was welcome to me.
Paul's for the deep sea, by families and tribes, and there was no more fighting over the nurseries, and the holluschickie played anywhere they liked.
There we were, dotting with our white dry sails the hard blueness of the deep sea. There we were, a growing company of ships, each with her burden of grain, of timber, of wool, of hides, and even of oranges, for we had one or two belated fruit schooners in company.
HOMER: Hunters of deep sea prey, have we caught anything?
"Looks that way, don't it?" said the man-o'war's man, stuffing his pipe; and Harvey had another mystery of the deep sea to brood upon.
This old ship had been laden with immense wealth; and, hitherto, nobody had thought of the possibility of recovering any part of it from the deep sea which was rolling and tossing it about.
A portion of several boards holding together had fallen across the rail, and one end protruded overboard, like a gangway leading upon nothing, like a gangway leading over the deep sea, leading to death--as if inviting us to walk the plank at once and be done with our ridiculous troubles.
Hopefully, but a moment ago, as Hester had spoken of drowning it in the deep sea, there was a sense of inevitable doom upon her as she thus received back this deadly symbol from the hand of fate.
But they did not forget the Nightingale; she was praised the most, and all the poets composed splendid verses on the Nightingale in the forest by the deep sea.
Next moment I stood aghast between the devil and the deep sea. I still heard a something down below, but a worse sound came to drown it.
Finally, the shells in the Peuquenes or oldest ridge, prove, as before remarked, that it has been upraised 14,000 feet since a Secondary period, which in Europe we are accustomed to consider as far from ancient; but since these shells lived in a moderately deep sea, it can be shown that the area now occupied by the Cordillera, must have subsided several thousand feet -- in northern Chile as much as 6000 feet -- so as to have allowed that amount of submarine strata to have been heaped on the bed on which the shells lived.
"The more we take, the more they make In deep sea matrimony; Race suicide cannot betide The fertile abalone."