[ hahy-druh-speys ]
/ ˈhaɪ drəˌspeɪs /
the regions beneath the surface of the oceans and seas.
- hydrostatic balance,
- hydrostatic pressure
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019
[ hī′drə-spās′ ]
The regions beneath the ocean's surface, especially when considered as an area to be studied, as in marine mammal research or sonar mapping of the ocean floor.
The American Heritage® Science Dictionary Copyright © 2011. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.