HyperDic: bathyal_zone

English > 1 sense of the expression bathyal zone:
NOUNobjectbathyal zone, continental slope, bathyal districtthe steep descent of the seabed from the continental shelf to the abyssal zone
English > bathyal zone: 1 sense > noun 1, object
MeaningThe steep descent of the seabed from the continental shelf to the abyssal zone.
Synonymscontinental slope, bathyal district
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
Adjectivesbathyalrelating to ocean depths between 200 and 2000 meters (corresponds to the continental slope)

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