epicontinental
adjective Date: 1900 lying upon a continent or a continental shelf <
epicontinental seas
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  • epicontinental — EPICONTINENTÁL, Ă, epicontinentali, e, adj. (Despre mări, regiuni etc.) Situat la marginea sau în interiorul unui continent. ♢ (geol.) Depozit epicontinental = depozit constituit din roci depuse pe prispa continentală. – Din it. epicontinentale.… …   Dicționar Român

  • épicontinental — ● épicontinental, épicontinentale, épicontinentaux adjectif Mer épicontinentale, mer bordière occupant le domaine de la plate forme continentale. ● épicontinental, épicontinentale, épicontinentaux (expressions) adjectif Mer épicontinentale, mer… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • epicontinental — /ep i kon tn en tl/, adj. found or located in or on a continent: epicontinental minerals; an epicontinental sea. [1900 05; EPI + CONTINENTAL] * * * …   Universalium

  • epicontinental — found in or on a continent or continental shelf. Epicontinental seas abound in fishes …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • epicontinental — adjective Located on a continental shelf …   Wiktionary

  • epicontinental — ► adjetivo GEOGRAFÍA Se aplica a los mares u océanos que cubren la plataforma continental …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • epicontinental — adjective denoting those areas of sea or ocean overlying the continental shelf …   English new terms dictionary

  • epicontinental — epi·continental …   English syllables

  • epicontinental — adj. (of the sea) over the continental shelf …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mar epicontinental — Un mar epicontinental es una masa de agua salada con una gran extensión pero con escasa profundidad que se extiende sobre una plataforma continental. Mar Argentino, un ejemplo de mar epicontinental. Los mares epicontinentales se suelen asociar… …   Wikipedia Español

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