HyperDic: continental_slope

English > 1 sense of the expression continental slope:
NOUNobjectcontinental slope, bathyal zone, bathyal districtthe steep descent of the seabed from the continental shelf to the abyssal zone
English > continental slope: 1 sense > noun 1, object
MeaningThe steep descent of the seabed from the continental shelf to the abyssal zone.
Synonymsbathyal zone, 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

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