the seabed

noun

: the ground that is at the bottom of the sea

Examples of the seabed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web So the ocean, and not space aliens, explains why ancient whale parts have turned up in Lincoln Heights and Mt. Washington, once the contours of the seabed. Patt Morrison, Los Angeles Times, 3 May 2024 Night was falling over the shallow waters of Bocas del Toro, and James Morin, an emeritus professor at Cornell University, flicked on his underwater flashlight to catch a glimpse of the seabed. Elizabeth Anne Brown, New York Times, 29 Nov. 2023 The designer did say the yacht will be equipped with a new electronic anchoring system that promises to protect the seabed while offering safe and reliable mooring regardless of the depth of the water. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 20 Nov. 2023 Brandy Melville’s business model is built on churning out cheap items that are destined to line the seabed. Daniel Rodgers, Vogue, 12 Apr. 2024 Many of its fellow aquatic denizens have taken note, settling themselves firmly on the seabed — permanently. Max Bennett, Discover Magazine, 15 Jan. 2024 Critics say that noise could disrupt marine mammals such as whales and dolphins, while plumes of sediment, potentially containing toxic compounds, kicked up by equipment on the seabed may disperse, harming midwater ecosystems, according to recent research. Katie Hunt, CNN, 3 Apr. 2024 Some of the most important data conduits lie buried in the seabed, connecting continents. David Meyer, Fortune, 2 Apr. 2024 The towers, which will be anchored to the seabed with cables, will be obscured from the beach by fog, weather patterns and the curvature of the Earth, supporters say. Paul Rogers, The Mercury News, 25 Jan. 2024

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“The seabed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20seabed. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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