suboceanic
adjective Date: 1858 situated, taking place, or formed beneath the ocean or its bottom <
suboceanic oil resources
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  • suboceanic — SUBOCEÁNIC, Ă adj. Situat sub apele oceanice. [pron. ce a . / cf. it. suboceanico]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DN  SUBOCEÁNIC, Ă adj. situat sub apele oceanice. (< engl. suboceanic) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: M …   Dicționar Român

  • suboceanic — [sub΄ō shē an′ik] adj. situated or occurring on or beneath the ocean floor …   English World dictionary

  • suboceanic — adjective formed or situated or occurring beneath the ocean or the ocean bed suboceanic oil resources • Syn: ↑subocean • Similar to: ↑marine * * * /sub oh shee an ik/, adj. 1. occurring or existing below the floor of the ocean: suboceanic oil. 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • suboceanic — /sub oh shee an ik/, adj. 1. occurring or existing below the floor of the ocean: suboceanic oil. 2. of, pertaining to, or on the floor of the ocean: suboceanic plants. Also, subocean /sub oh sheuhn/. [1855 60; SUB + OCEANIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • suboceanic — adjective Beneath the surface of the ocean. His eyes, like hard bright sea creatures hiding deep under a suboceanic shelf, regarded Charlie with a pure malignant fury …   Wiktionary

  • suboceanic — sub·oceanic …   English syllables

  • suboceanic — sub•o•ce•an•ic [[t]ˌsʌb oʊ ʃiˈæn ɪk[/t]] also sub•o•cean [[t]sʌbˈoʊ ʃən[/t]] adj. 1) oce occurring or existing below the floor of the ocean 2) oce of, pertaining to, or on the floor of the ocean • Etymology: 1855–60 …   From formal English to slang

  • suboceanic — /ˌsʌboʊʃiˈænɪk/ (say .subohshee anik) adjective beneath the ocean …   Australian English dictionary

  • subocean — adjective formed or situated or occurring beneath the ocean or the ocean bed suboceanic oil resources • Syn: ↑suboceanic • Similar to: ↑marine * * * adjective see suboceanic …   Useful english dictionary

  • fracture zone — noun Date: 1946 an area of suboceanic crust characterized by fractures …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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