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1. abyssal

relating to ocean depths from 2000 to 5000 meters

2. abysmal, abyssal, unfathomable

resembling an abyss in depth; so deep as to be unmeasurable

Example Sentences:
'the abyssal depths of the ocean'

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see synonyms of abyssal
of or belonging to the ocean depths, esp below 2000 metres (6500 feet)
abyssal zone
2. geology another word for plutonic

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see synonyms of abyssal
1. Abysmal; unfathomable.
2. Of or relating to the great depths of the oceans.
3. Of or relating to the region of the ocean bottom between the bathyal and hadal zones, from depths of approximately 2,000 to 6,000 meters (6,500 to 20,000 feet).

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