Definition of seafloor
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A fish appeared to be walking across the seafloor on a pair of legs.
The Weather Channel's website was unsubtle: -- An explosive debate about Arctic methane: The bottom of Earth's oceans is dotted with thousands of naturally occurring methane seeps as organic matter that has fallen to the seafloor decomposes.
Each pixel in the new data represents about 1,600 square feet, roughly the average footprint of an American house, and shows 34,000 seafloor features like pockmarks, channels, hard grounds, mud volcanoes and natural seeps.
The seafloor is covered in a layer of crumbly silt that reaches as deep as two hundred feet.
Seven days a week, the powerful weather in the region permitting, Dotson's boats go up and down the Gulf of Mexico coast, dragging large trawls along the seafloor to scoop up shellfish.
Cores drilled in the seafloor as part of preparations for the Africa-Europe tunnel project, which hopes to run trains under the Strait of Gibraltar from Spain to Morocco, revealed a deep channel filled with loose sediment.
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Definition of seafloor for English Language Learners
: the ground that is at the bottom of the sea
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