deepwater

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adjective deep·wa·ter \ ˈdēp-ˌwȯ-tər , -ˌwä- \

Definition of deepwater

:of, relating to, or characterized by water of considerable depth
  • deepwater sailors
; especially :able to accommodate oceangoing vessels
  • deepwater ports

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1795


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