Deep-water Definition

dēpwôtər, -wŏtər
deepwater
adjective
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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noun

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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Other Word Forms of Deep-water

Noun

Singular:
deep-water
Plural:
deep-waters

Origin of Deep-water

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