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abyssal

A romantic term equal to an ocean depth of -200 to -700 metres

abyssal

(of organisms) inhabiting deep water below 1000 m.
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Emancipatory health surveillance calls for a permanent shift in ways of thinking which, in the name of the supposed objectivity and superiority of science and the effectiveness of rules and regulations, form the abyssal lines that prevent the encounters and mobilization that are vital for ensuring transformation in times of crisis.
Moreover, the addition of new sediments in abyssal plains depends on the gradual rain of particles from the sea surface.
The earliest and simplest way to assess the antipodal location of continents and abyssal depths is to calculate the share of the land, which at the opposite end of the earth diameter is opposed by oceanic waters.
For their study, they analysed temperature data from 1950 to 2010 in the abyssal Greenland Sea, which is an ocean area located just to the south of the Arctic Ocean.
As Derrida puts it, "the gaze called 'animal' offers to my sight the abyssal limit of the human: the inhuman or the ahuman, the ends of man, that is to say the bordercrossing from which vantage man dares announce himself to himself" (2008, 12).
What was even more compelling to me was her absolute fearlessness, her willingness to follow Polish director Krzysztof Warlikowski's masterful direction right to the edge of Lulu's abyssal decline.
of openness," that the human being is the "stranger [Fremde] who undergoes the casting loose [Loswurf], who no longer returns from the abyssal ground [Ab-grund], and who retains the remote proximity to beyng in this foreign realm," when he asks the question "Why is there truth [Warum ist die Wahrheit]?
Among specific topics are an immersed boundary method for simulating compressible viscous flow in complex geometries, the numerical study of battle damaged two-dimensional wings, the meridional flow of grounded abyssal currents on a sloping bottom in spherical geometry, acoustic frequency for bubble size correlation using acoustic emissions, and using heart blood flow analysis in clinical practice.
At dusk, bonefish began to move offshore to the edge of abyssal waters, over 1,000 feet deep, far from the shallow flats where anglers pursue them.