HyperDic: bathyal_district

English > 1 sense of the expression bathyal district:
NOUNobjectbathyal district, continental slope, bathyal zonethe steep descent of the seabed from the continental shelf to the abyssal zone
English > bathyal district: 1 sense > noun 1, object
MeaningThe steep descent of the seabed from the continental shelf to the abyssal zone.
Synonymscontinental slope, bathyal zone
Broaderocean floor, sea floor, ocean bottom, seabed, sea bottom, Davy Jones's locker, Davy JonesThe bottom of a sea or ocean
Spanishtalud continental, zona batial

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