deep-sea deep-sea

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of or taking place in the deeper parts of the sea

Usage(s):

  1. This week photographers stalked him, and fishermen openly trolled the lake with deep-sea tackle.
  2. But buying the deep-sea sensors and making the electronic links is the easy part.
  3. A boy who has fallen in love with a local princess dives for pearls in a deep-sea grotto that is guarded by a possessive shark.

News

  1. Hirsute 'Hoff' crabs grow food in their hair

    By Douglas Main, LiveScienceYeti crabs don't comb their hair to look good — they do it because they're hungry.These bizarre deep-sea animals grow their food in their own hair, trapping bacteria and letting it flourish there before "combing" it out and slurping it up. The crabs are found near cold seeps and hydrothermal vents, places where mineral-rich water spews out of the seafloor.Like many a ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: NBC NEWS

  2. Spawning ground of deep-sea sharks found in Scotland

    EDINBURGH, Scotland, June 18 (UPI) -- Marine scientists in Scotland say they've discovered a deep-sea shark spawning ground on the country's only inshore coral reef.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: UPI

  3. Deep-sea rubbish found littering ocean floor

    Deep-sea roving robots have captured images of rubbish resting up to 2.5 miles underwater in a "Great Pacific Garbage Patch."
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Fox News

Quotes

  1. "The London Gateway is a significant foreign investment into the UK," Mr Brown said. "It will help bring the largest deep-sea vessels here and improve the efficiency of the UK's freight distribution, creating thousands of jobs, future growth...
    on Jan 5, 2010 By: Gordon Brown Source: National

  2. "It is clear that our industry needs to significantly improve our ability to quickly address deep-sea accidents of this type and magnitude," Hayward said in testimony prepared for a hearing before a House Energy and Commerce subcommittee.
    on Jun 16, 2010 By: Tony Hayward Source: Reuters Africa

  3. "Ty said he wore a deep-sea diver's suit under his equipment to stay warm because he was standing all the time," said forward Colby Armstrong, who grew up playing pond hockey in Saskatoon. "I don't know if it will get that cold, but it will...
    on Dec 29, 2007 By: Colby Armstrong Source: SI.com

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