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Meaning of ABYSSAL

Pronunciation:  u'bisul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  so deep as to be unmeasurable; unfathomable; "the abyssal depths of the ocean"
  2. [adj]  relating to ocean depths from 2000 to 5000 meters
 

ABYSSAL is a 7 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: abysmal, deep
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\A*byss"al\, a. [Cf. {Abysmal}.]
Belonging to, or resembling, an abyss; unfathomable.

{Abyssal zone} (Phys. Geog.), one of the belts or zones into
   which Sir E. Forbes divides the bottom of the sea in
   describing its plants, animals, etc. It is the one
   furthest from the shore, embracing all beyond one hundred
   fathoms deep. Hence, abyssal animals, plants, etc.

 

 

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