deepwater

[ deep-waw-ter, -wot-er ]
/ ˈdipˈwɔ tər, -ˈwɒt ər /

adjective

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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deep water

see in deep, def. 2.

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