HyperDic: natural_depression

English > 1 sense of the expression natural depression:
NOUNobjectnatural depression, depressiona sunken or depressed geological formation
English > natural depression: 1 sense > noun 1, object
MeaningA sunken or depressed geological formation.
NarrowerbasinA natural depression in the surface of the land often with a lake at the bottom of it
bed, bottomA depression forming the ground under a body of water
craterA bowl-shaped depression formed by the impact of a meteorite or bomb
hole, hollowA depression hollowed out of solid matter
lowlandLow level country
sinkhole, sink, swallow holeA depression in the ground communicating with a subterranean passage (especially in limestone) and formed by solution or by collapse of a cavern roof
trench, deep, oceanic abyssA long steep-sided depression in the ocean floor
troughA narrow depression (as in the earth or between ocean waves or in the ocean bed)
valley, valeA long depression in the surface of the land that usually contains a river
Broadergeological formation, formation(geology) the geological features of the earth
Oppositenatural elevation, elevationA raised or elevated geological formation
Spanishdepresión, depresión natural

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