seabed

noun
sea·​bed | \ ˈsē-ˌbed How to pronounce seabed (audio) \

Definition of seabed

: the floor of a sea or ocean

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Triton submarine’s two-man submersible Limiting Factor, descended into the North Atlantic to visit the wreck of the Titanic resting on the seabed two miles down. Jason Daley, Smithsonian, "The Titanic Is Being Reclaimed by the Sea," 22 Aug. 2019 Analysts suggested that one of its possible missions could be disrupting communication cables on the seabed. Time, "A Nuclear Reactor on Fire-Damaged Submarine Remains Safe and 'Operational,' Russian Authorities Say," 4 July 2019 The latest discovery was made a short distance from the main wreck, with researchers noting that the bow is resting on a volcanic slope on the seabed. Fox News, "Bow of WW II US submarine discovered near remote Alaskan island," 31 July 2019 Denmark has already given Greenland the seabed rights to resources within the EEZ around the island. Mark Fischetti, Scientific American, "Nations Claim Large Overlapping Sections of Arctic Seafloor," 23 July 2019 Three others were spotted near Miscou Island trailing ropes, which attach crab and lobster traps on the seabed to buoys (see map). The Economist, "To save whales, Canada sets a maritime speed limit," 18 July 2019 Analysts suggested that one of its possible missions could be disrupting communication cables on the seabed. Time, "A Nuclear Reactor on Fire-Damaged Submarine Remains Safe and 'Operational,' Russian Authorities Say," 4 July 2019 Analysts suggested that one of its possible missions could be disrupting communication cables on the seabed. Washington Post, "Russian defense chief says there are survivors of navy fire," 3 July 2019 Vasa remained on the seabed for 333 years, until 1961, when it was raised from the depths and preservation work began. Jonathan Irish, National Geographic, "10 Experiences You Can Only Have in Scandinavia," 8 Apr. 2019

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First Known Use of seabed

1838, in the meaning defined above

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