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undersea

[ uhn-der-see ]
/ ˈʌn dərˌsi /
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adjective

located, carried on, or used under the surface of the sea: undersea life.

adverb

RELATED WORDS

submerged, immersed, sunken, submarine, subaquatic, subaqueous

Nearby words

underrepresent, underripe, underrun, undersaturated, underscore, undersea, underseal, underseas, undersecretariat, undersecretary, undersell

Origin of undersea

First recorded in 1605–15; under- + sea
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British Dictionary definitions for undersea

undersea

/ (ˈʌndəˌsiː) /

adjective, adverb Also: underseas (ˌʌndəˈsiːz)

below the surface of the sea
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Word Origin and History for undersea

undersea


1610s, from under + sea.

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