deepwater

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

Definition of deepwater

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

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