Deep-water meaning

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Of, relating to, or carried on in waters of a relatively great depth.

A deep-water port; deep-water drilling for oil.

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Located in or near deep ocean waters.

A deepwater port.

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Waters suitable for deep-draft ships, especially ocean-going.
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(idiomatic) A difficult or embarrassing situation.

You will be in deep water if you are found copying from other dictionaries.

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Having a great depth of water.

A deep-water harbour.

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Carried out at great depth.

Deep-water drilling.

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