deepwater

[ deep-waw-ter, -wot-er ]

adjective
  1. having, requiring, or operating in deep water: deepwater shipping; deepwater drilling for oil.

Origin of deepwater

1
First recorded in 1785–95; deep + water

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deepwater

see in deep, def. 2.

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