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deepwater

[deep-waw-ter, -wot-er]
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  1. having, requiring, or operating in deep water: deepwater shipping; deepwater drilling for oil.
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Origin of deepwater

First recorded in 1785–95; deep + water
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Idioms and Phrases with deep water

deep water

see in deep, def. 2.

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