sea bottom

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n sea bottom the bottom of a sea or ocean
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Quotations

  • Oliver Wendell Holmes
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    “I firmly believe that if the whole material medical could be sunk to the bottom of the sea, it would be all the better for mankind, and all the worse for the sea.”

Usage

In literature:

All this heavy matter goes to the sea bottoms.
"Outlines of the Earth's History" by Nathaniel Southgate Shaler
Phaeton's adventure makes it clear that everything has boiled right to the bottom of the sea.
"Voltaire's Philosophical Dictionary" by Voltaire
It's lucky we didn't go down to the bottom of the sea when we struck the berg, instead of running up on it safely.
"The Cruise of the Noah's Ark" by David Cory
This long vertical tube, which ends at the bottom of the crater of Sneffels, ceases here just about on a level with the sea.
"A Journey to the Centre of the Earth" by Jules Verne
Of course, had the sledge gone in, the weight of it would have carried the dogs to the bottom of the sea.
"The North Pole" by Robert E. Peary
Gae back to the bottom of the sea, or the bloody battle-field, and in the Lord's name rest there.
"Girlhood and Womanhood" by Sarah Tytler
Continents have been submerged and the bottom of the sea raised above the surface of the waters.
"What is Darwinism?" by Charles Hodge
The guns are all at the bottom of the sea.
"Golden Stories" by Various
The bottom of the sea maybe, but not a Spanish dungeon.
"By Right of Conquest" by G. A. Henty
Bill Chandler, the zoologist, had been going deeper and deeper into the old sea bottom of Syrtis.
"Omnilingual" by H. Beam Piper
I think I would rather be eaten by a shark than lie at the bottom of the sea like our poor vessel there.
"The Stowaway Girl" by Louis Tracy
In another instant our feet trod the bottom of the sea.
"The Literary World Seventh Reader" by Various
I was beginning to think thee lost, like a stone dropped to the very bottom of the sea.
"Bubbles of the Foam" by Unknown
So it happened that Uraschima Taro lived in the marvelous palace at the bottom of the sea with the daughter of the sea-god.
"Childhood's Favorites and Fairy Stories" by Various
We shall all be sent to the bottom of the sea if I do.
"The Wizard of the Sea" by Roy Rockwood
This whole country of England once lay at the bottom of the sea.
"True Words for Brave Men" by Charles Kingsley
Thus an imaginary ironclad was sent, with a tremendous hole in her, to the bottom of the sea.
"In the Track of the Troops" by R.M. Ballantyne
Like some lighthouses this building had its foundations on a rock at the bottom of the sea.
"Charlie to the Rescue" by R.M. Ballantyne
I smiled at this question, and answered that, as our watches were at the bottom of the sea, I could not tell, but it was a little past sunrise.
"The Coral Island" by R.M. Ballantyne
There, each roller gradually and silently arose when the undulating motion of the sea caught the bottom.
"The Lonely Island" by R.M. Ballantyne
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In poetry:

Thus God the Father, God the Son,
And God the Spirit, we adore;
That sea of life and love unknown,
Without a bottom or a shore.
"Hymn 26" by Isaac Watts
Toward the great jewel: shown often,
Never given; hidden, yet
Simultaneously seen
On moor-top, at sea-bottom,
Knowable only by light
"The Great Carbuncle" by Sylvia Plath
The chariots of Pharaoh and all that great host
God cast in the billows and covered them o'er,
But His people trod sea-bottom, coast unto coast,
He admonished the sea and it dried like the shore.
"Passover Psalm" by Shlomo ibn Gabirol
And out, from the bottom of the sea,
There came a hollow groan;—
The captain by the gunwale stood,
And he looked like icy stone—
And he drew in his breath with a gasping sob,
And a spasm of death came on.
"The Old Man's Story" by Mary Botham Howitt
'Twas on Thursday, the twenty-second of June,
And off the coast of Syria, and in the afternoon,
And in the year of our Lord eighteen ninety-three,
That the ill-fated "Victoria" sank to the bottom of the sea.
"The Loss of the 'Victoria'" by William Topaz McGonagall
The "Victoria" sank in fifteen minutes after she was rammed,
In eighty fathoms of water, which was smoothly calmed;
The monster war vessel capsized bottom uppermost,
And, alas, lies buried in the sea totally lost.
"The Loss of the 'Victoria'" by William Topaz McGonagall

In news:

Mysterious object at bottom of Baltic Sea still making news.
UFO rumours swirl after sea crew discovers strange object at bottom of the Baltic Sea.
A study published in July reveals that surface weather conditions have a dramatic impact on creatures that live at the bottom of the sea.
UFO rumours swirl after sea crew discovers strange object at bottom of the Baltic Sea .
Scientists say strong winds from a storm churned the Salton Sea , stirring up foul-smelling gasses from the lake bottom.
Cores drilled out of the sea bottom contain layers of dust blown off the surface soils of Africa.
France and Spain operate the largest deep-sea bottom trawl fleets in the Northeast Atlantic.
Proponents of the bottom trawling ban are also calling for mandatory impact assessments in all deep-sea fisheries new and existing.
Weddings at sea can be a great way to add to your bottom line.
There are literally thousands of deep sea oil rigs that managed not to explode, sink to the bottom of the ocean and spew millions of gallons of crude into the increasingly fragile ecosystem.
Voyage to the bottom of the sea.
Pieces from one of the biggest and most valuable hauls of treasure ever found on the bottom of the sea have been unveiled by Spanish officials.
Scientists say strong winds from a storm churned the Salton Sea, stirring up foul-smelling gasses from the lake bottom.
A "river" spotted on the surface of Saturn 's moon, Titan, that runs into a sea (bottom half of picture) on the moon.
Jeff Reutter, Ohio State University's Director of Ohio Sea Grant and Stone Laboratory, takes a sample of sediment from the bottom of Lake Erie and discusses what he finds in the sample and what it means about the health of the lake.
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In science:

They live at the bottom of deep lakes or of the sea, in an energetically poor environment and they literally ”eat photons”.
Experimental proposal for testing the Emergence of Environment Induced (EIN) Classical Selection rules with Biological Systems
The cubic kilometer size neutrino telescope (KM3NeT), planned to be built at the bottom of the Mediterranean Sea , will provide additional constraints, with its different view of the sky and in particular, the galactic center.
Muon Fluxes and Showers from Dark Matter Annihilation in the Galactic Center
VLHC, the strange and charm quark are on par with the up and down sea, (while the bottom quark lags behind a bit).
Precision Measurements Of Heavy Objects Working Group Summary
Our conceptual spatial distinctions, carried beyond this limit, bottom out in a “sea” of ob jective probabilities.
Quantum Mechanics and the Cookie Cutter Paradigm
The correlation between the eq’s number, global warming and consequent increasing the Sea level and the amplitude of Ocean tides is going to be obvious. Lyric digression : The total slime of Burgas bay bottom at 1996 accidentally coincide with the jump of eq’s number.
On the possibility for short time when, where earthquakes prediction with the using geomagnetic field measurements
Figure 8: Confidence regions (grey) for the average grain (top row) and the average boundary (bottom row) from the Zelenchuk river (left column) and the Baltic Sea (right column), based on realignment with scaling.
Confidence Regions for Means of Random Sets using Oriented Distance Functions
Figure 8 shows the confidence regions for the average particle (top row) and the expected boundary (bottom row) for the river (left column) and the sea (right column) sands using scaled realignment.
Confidence Regions for Means of Random Sets using Oriented Distance Functions
Figure 9: Confidence regions (grey) for the average grain (top row) and the average boundary (bottom row) from the Zelenchuk river (left column) and the Baltic Sea (right column), based on realignment without scaling.
Confidence Regions for Means of Random Sets using Oriented Distance Functions
Figure 9 shows the confidence regions for the average particle (top row) and the expected boundary (bottom row) for the river (left column) and the sea (right column) sands, based on realignment without scaling.
Confidence Regions for Means of Random Sets using Oriented Distance Functions
The telescope, located 40 km off the Southern coast of France (42◦ 48’N, 6◦ 10’E) at a depth of 2475 m, consists in a three-dimensional array of photomultipliers housed in glass spheres, called optical modules, distributed along twelve lines anchored to the sea bottom and kept taut by a buoy at the top.
Recent Results of the ANTARES Neutrino Telescope
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