- having, requiring, or operating in deep water: deepwater shipping; deepwater drilling for oil.
Origin of deepwater
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Examples from the Web for deepwater
BP—No surprise here, but the energy company behind the Deepwater Horizon oil spill gets no love on the Internet.The Internet’s 9 Most Hated Companies
August 20, 2013
These devoted investigators are returning to Nikumaroro next month with deepwater search equipment.Amelia Earhart Breakthrough? Don’t Bet On It
June 3, 2012
Once the seal was set, the Deepwater Horizon floating rig would move on.The BP Oil Spill Killed My Father
April 19, 2011
At the top is the federal response to the Deepwater Horizon drilling disaster and the subsequent oil spill.Payback Time!
November 2, 2010
But Landrieu says the White House moratorium on deepwater offshore drilling is a huge mistake.Mitch Landrieu's Tough Challenge
August 16, 2010
We've got these people: We'll have them out of Deepwater in six months.
The deepwater sailor of to-day needs know none of these things.The Human Drift
Mrs. 'Arvey, and the Drews, an' us, and there isn't another cottage to be had anywhere in Deepwater.
That wind-blown voice of his, with its deepwater melodiousness, had dropped to a whisper.
To borrow the lines of these fleet and graceful models and apply them to the design of a deepwater ship was a bold conception.The Old Merchant Marine
Ralph D. Paine