HyperDic: abyssal

English > 2 senses of the word abyssal:
ADJECTIVEpertabyssalrelating to ocean depths from 2000 to 5000 meters
allabyssal, abysmal, unfathomableresembling an abyss in depth
English > abyssal: 2 senses > adjective 1, pert
Meaningrelating to ocean depths from 2000 to 5000 meters.
Spanishabisal, abismal
Nounsabyssal zonethe deep sea (2000 meters or more) where there is no light
English > abyssal: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningresembling an abyss in depth; so deep as to be unmeasurable.
Example"the abyssal depths of the ocean"
Synonymsabysmal, unfathomable
BroaderdeepHaving great spatial extension or penetration downward or inward from an outer surface or backward or laterally or outward from a center
Spanishabisal, abismal, insondable
Catalanabismal
Nounsabyssa bottomless gulf or pit

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