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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.
Half the men forward are deep-water sailors, and their excuse is that they did not know anything about her or her captain.
Doha has focused on deep-water blocks which are rich in ultra-sour gas in pre-Khuff Fms mainly near the North Field.
M2 EQUITYBITES-July 12, 2017-Shell announces acquisition of deep-water production and storage vessel FPSO
Purpose-designed for a range of roles including deep-water salvage operations, deep-water pipelay and construction as well as a saturation diving capability for up to 24 divers in two bells, Shanghai Salvage Bureaus new ship is a testimonial to the demand for top-rated technology and equipment of the highest reliability.
The Articulated Wind Columns (AWCs) are applicable to most offshore sites but the greatest advantage is that many previously ignored deep-water sites within 15 or 20km of the mainland could now be reconsidered as feasible for windfarms.
The deep-water platform is also expected to start producing gas over the course of next year, Shell added.
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.
Stone Energy Corporation (NYSE: SGY), an independent oil and natural gas company headquartered in Lafayette, Louisiana, has completed acquisition of deep-water assets from BP Exploration & Production Inc.
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.
Malta itself, through a contract with Heritage Oil, plans to drill a high impact deep-water exploration well within its waters in the fourth quarter of the year.