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Meaning of "sea floor" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SEA FLOOR

sea floor  [siː flɔː] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SEA FLOOR

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Sea floor is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES SEA FLOOR MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of sea floor in the English dictionary

The definition of sea floor in the dictionary is the ground under the sea; the sea bed.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SEA FLOOR


Bangalore
ˌbæŋɡəˈlɔː
claw
klɔː
counselor-at-law
ˌkaʊns ələrətˈlɔː
explore
ɪkˈsplɔː
first-floor
ˌfɜːstˈflɔː
flaw
flɔː
floor
flɔː
folklore
ˈfəʊkˌlɔː
galore
ɡəˈlɔː
ground-floor
ˌɡraʊndˈflɔː
law
lɔː
lor
lɔː
lore
lɔː
Mangalore
ˌmæŋɡəˈlɔː
mothers-in-law
ˈmʌðəzɪnˌlɔː
outlaw
ˈaʊtˌlɔː
scofflaw
ˈskɒflɔː
subfloor
ˈsʌbˌflɔː
underfloor
ˈʌndəˌflɔː
windflaw
ˈwɪndˌflɔː

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SEA FLOOR

sea duck
sea eagle
sea eel
sea egg
sea elephant
sea fan
sea fight
sea fir
sea fish
sea fish farming
sea foam
sea fret
sea god
sea gooseberry
sea grass
sea green
sea hare
sea heath
sea holly
sea horse

WORDS THAT END LIKE SEA FLOOR

dance floor
dirt floor
factory floor
first floor
forest floor
get in on the ground floor
ground floor
mezzanine floor
parquet floor
pelvic floor
quarry-tiled floor
second floor
shop floor
slatted floor
take the floor
third floor
to end up on the cutting room floor
top floor
trading floor

Synonyms and antonyms of sea floor in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «sea floor» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SEA FLOOR

Find out the translation of sea floor to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of sea floor from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «sea floor» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

海底
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

fondo del mar
570 millions of speakers

English

sea floor
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

समुद्र तल
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

قاع البحر
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

морское дно
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

fundo do mar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সমুদ্র তল
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

fond de la mer
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Dasar laut
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Meeresboden
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

海底
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

바다 바닥
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Lantai segara
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

đáy biển
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கடல் மாடி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

समुद्र तल
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Deniz tabanı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

fondo del mare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

dno morskie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

морське дно
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

etaj mare
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

πυθμένα της θάλασσας
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

seebodem
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

havsbotten
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

havbunnen
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of sea floor

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SEA FLOOR»

The term «sea floor» is regularly used and occupies the 80.473 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SEA FLOOR» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about sea floor

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SEA FLOOR»

Discover the use of sea floor in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to sea floor and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Sea Floor: An Introduction to Marine Geology
The "Sea Floor" is designed to acquaint students with the most important results achieved in marine geology over the last three decades and the scientists who brought them about.
Eugen Seibold, Wolfgang H. Berger, 1996
2
At the Sea Floor Café: Odd Ocean Critter Poems
Celebrates how various creatures who live in the sea search for food, capture prey, and protect themselves and their young.
Leslie Bulion, 2011
3
Deep-Sea Biology: A Natural History of Organisms at the ...
Deep-Sea Biology provides a comprehensive account of the natural history of the organisms associated with the deep-sea floor, and examines their relationship with this remote and inhospitable environment.
John D. Gage, Paul A. Tyler, 1992
4
The Deep-Sea Floor
Reveals the animal life that lives in the deepest oceans and examines the technology that allows scientists to conduct research in areas characterized by trenches, vents, and seeps.
Sneed B. Collard, III, 2003
5
Improved Global Bathymetry, Global Sea Floor Roughness, and ...
The resolution of existing satellite bathymetry was limited by the paucity and accuracy of the sounding used in its construction.
Joseph Jeffrey Becker, 2008
6
Application of Chirp Sonar Acoustic Reflection Coefficient ...
Sea floor acoustic reflectivity values, collected in the upper Delaware Estuary, are correlated with coincident benthic sediment samples in order to evaluate the capacity of full-spectrum chirp sonar for bottom sediment classification in ...
Adam D. Skarke, 2007
7
Phosphorites on the Sea Floor
G.N. Baturin. were enriched in iron and phosphorus due to extraction of these elements from sea water. According to his calculation, 1 cm3 of basalt extracts 1.2 X 10'9 g of iron and 0.3 X 10'9 g of phosphorus per year in the course of hydration ...
G.N. Baturin, 1982
8
Acoustic and Related Properties of the Sea Floor: Sound ...
The general objectives of this investigation were to determine and study those characteristics of the sea floor that affect sound propagation and the prediction of sonar performance; to support underwater acoustics' experiments and theory ...
Edwin Lee Hamilton, 1975
9
Fine-scale topography and magnetic anomalies of the deep sea ...
The first survey of a portion of the Pacific sea floor by means of deeply towed instruments was made in July 1965.
Michael Samuel Loughridge, 1967
10
Acquiring Better Seismic Data
In addition, we can experience serious statics problems at sea due to a very irregular sea floor. It is highly advantageous to record lines that are nearly perpendicular to channels in the sea floor. A sparker survey may be helpful in modeling sea ...
W.C. Pritchett, 1990

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SEA FLOOR»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term sea floor is used in the context of the following news items.
1
AirAsia copilot's body recovered from crashed plane on sea floor
Indonesian divers may have found the body of the French co-pilot who was steering the AirAsia plane when it crashed into the Java Sea killing 162 people ... «Daily Mail, Feb 15»
2
Tail of AirAsia Flight QZ8501 lifted from sea floor, but no black boxes …
The first large section of the crashed AirAsia flight, a tail section emblazoned with the airline's logo, was lifted from the sea floor on Saturday. But investigators ... «Mashable, Jan 15»
3
AirAsia Flight 8501: Black Box Signals Detected, But Later Lost; Tail …
An Indonesian official said Thursday that the tail section is upside down and partially buried in the sea floor, giving rise to speculation that the black box could be ... «International Business Times, Jan 15»
4
Officials: Sonar detects two large objects on sea floor
Indonesian officials were hopeful Saturday they were honing in on the wreckage of AirAsia Flight 8501 after sonar equipment detected two large objects on the ... «USA TODAY, Jan 15»
5
Sonar May Show Wreck of AirAsia Jet on Sea Floor: Indonesian …
Indonesian rescue teams said Wednesday they may have found the wreck of a downed AirAsia plane on the ocean floor off Borneo, as bad weather hampered ... «NBCNews.com, Dec 14»
6
Sea floors host surprise methane-munching microbes
Methane seeps, where the gas rises from the sea floor, are surrounded by carbonate rock, which is not just passive sediment but home to a rich methane-eating ... «Nature.com, Oct 14»
7
MH370 search reveals vast underwater world with huge volcanoes …
Experts used pulses of sound, which are bounced off the sea bed, to uncover this ... What you are doing is flying a piece of equipment very close to the sea floor ... «National Post, Sep 14»
8
US plans widespread seismic testing of sea floor
(AP)—The U.S. government is planning to use sound blasting to conduct research on the ocean floor along most of the East Coast, using technology similar to ... «Phys.Org, Jul 14»
9
European Sea Floor Littered With Trash
A recent survey of the ocean floor around Europe found trash scattered at every site ... at 32 survey sites spread from the Arctic Ocean to the Mediterranean Sea. «Discovery News, Apr 14»
10
Wreck of migrant ship that capsized, killing more than 110, found on …
Coast guard divers found the wreck late Thursday on the sea floor, 40 metres ... have died at sea, but can't be verified because the bodies are never found. «National Post, Oct 13»

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« EDUCALINGO. Sea floor [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/sea-floor>. Dec 2019 ».
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