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Ocean floor   /ˈoʊʃən flɔr/   Listen
Ocean floor

The bottom of a sea or ocean.  Synonyms: Davy Jones, Davy Jones's locker, ocean bottom, sea bottom, sea floor, seabed.

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"Ocean floor" Quotes from Famous Books

... at the port holes could discover the bends of the sides, indicating that they were nearly to the ocean floor. In another moment a slight bump told them that the ...
— Boy Scouts in the North Sea - The Mystery of a Sub • G. Harvey Ralphson

... straight line movement from the New Siberian Islands (USSR) to Denmark Strait (between Greenland and Iceland); the ice pack is surrounded by open seas during the summer, but more than doubles in size during the winter and extends to the encircling land masses; the ocean floor is about 50% continental shelf (highest percentage of any ocean) with the remainder a central basin interrupted by three submarine ridges (Alpha Cordillera, Nansen Cordillera, and Lomonsov Ridge); maximum depth is 4,665 ...
— The 1991 CIA World Factbook • United States. Central Intelligence Agency.

... as when, upon the approach of morning, Through the gross vapours Mars grown fiery red Down in the West upon the ocean floor, Appeared to me—may I again behold it!— A light along the sea so swiftly coming, Its motion by no flight of wing is equalled; From which when I a little had withdrawn Mine eyes, that I might question my Conductor, Again I ...
— Dante: "The Central Man of All the World" • John T. Slattery

... and easily as some of the masses of seaweed growing on the ocean floor around her, rested the M. N. 1. It was a test of her powers, and well had she stood the test, though harder ones were in ...
— Tom Swift and his Undersea Search - or, The Treasure on the Floor of the Atlantic • Victor Appleton

... detail in the scene. There was nothing but the great reach of the ocean floor, the unbroken plane of blue sky, and the bare green slope of land—three immensities, gigantic, vast, primordial. It was no place for trivial ideas and thoughts of little things. The mind harked back unconsciously to the broad, simpler, basic ...
— Blix • Frank Norris

Words linked to "Ocean floor" :   bed, twilight zone, bathyal zone, neritic zone, continental slope, continental shelf, bottom, bathyal district, abyssal zone

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