HyperDic: neritic_zone

English > 1 sense of the expression neritic zone:
NOUNobjectneritic zonethe ocean waters from the low tide mark to a depth of about 100 fathoms
English > neritic zone: 1 sense > noun 1, object
MeaningThe ocean waters from the low tide mark to a depth of about 100 fathoms.
Broaderocean floor, sea floor, ocean bottom, seabed, sea bottom, Davy Jones's locker, Davy JonesThe bottom of a sea or ocean
Catalanzona nerítica
Adjectivesneriticof or relating to the region of the sea over the continental shelf which is less than 200 meters deep

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