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suboceanic

[suhb-oh-shee-an-ik]
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adjective
  1. occurring or existing below the floor of the ocean: suboceanic oil.
  2. of, relating to, or on the floor of the ocean: suboceanic plants.
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Also sub·o·cean [suhb-oh-shuh n] /sʌbˈoʊ ʃən/.

Origin of suboceanic

First recorded in 1855–60; sub- + oceanic
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Historical Examples

  • Much attention has been given to these suboceanic disturbances by Professor E. Rudolph.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 9

    Various


British Dictionary definitions for suboceanic

suboceanic

adjective
  1. formed or situated beneath the ocean or ocean floor
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