seafloor
noun Date: 1855 seabed

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  • seafloor — [sē′flôr΄] n. the ground along the bottom of the ocean: also written sea floor …   English World dictionary

  • seafloor — [[t]si͟ːflɔ͟ː(r)[/t]] N SING The seafloor is the ground under the sea. Syn: seabed …   English dictionary

  • seafloor — jūros dugnas statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Jūros apačia, nuklota įvairiomis jūrinėmis nuosėdomis iš uolienų nuotrupų ir smulkių dalelių, organizmų liekanų, įvairių druskų ir kt. medžiagų. Jame glūdi daugelio mineralų… …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • seafloor — /see flawr , flohr /, n. the solid surface underlying a sea or an ocean. Also called seabed. [1850 55; SEA + FLOOR] * * * …   Universalium

  • seafloor — noun The bottom of a sea or ocean; often covered with sediment …   Wiktionary

  • seafloor — n. seabed, floor of a sea or ocean …   English contemporary dictionary

  • seafloor — sea·floor …   English syllables

  • seafloor — sea•floor [[t]ˈsiˌflɔr, ˌfloʊr[/t]] n. oce the solid surface underlying a sea or ocean Also called seabed • Etymology: 1850–55 …   From formal English to slang

  • seafloor — ˈ ̷ ̷ ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : seabed * * * /see flawr , flohr /, n. the solid surface underlying a sea or an ocean. Also called seabed. [1850 55; SEA + FLOOR] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Seafloor massive sulfide deposits — or SMS deposits, are modern equivalents of ancient volcanogenic massive sulfide ore deposits or VMS deposits. The term has been coined by mineral explorers to differentiate the modern deposit from the ancient.SMS deposits were first recognised… …   Wikipedia

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