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subaqueous

(sŭb-ā′kwē-əs, -ăk′wē-)
adj.
1. Formed or adapted for underwater use or operation; submarine.
2. Found or occurring underwater: subaqueous organisms; subaqueous rocks.
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Well-known turbidite triggers that do not necessarily require the presence of subaqueous slopes are hyperpycnal flows and large storms.
In the subaqueous distributary channel of the subaqueous distributary channel with mainly coarse-grained sandstone and fine-grained conglomerate, the original reservoir properties are good, the mud content is low with good sorting, and there is a relatively large amount of feldspar dissolution.
(1990): Classification of large-scale subaqueous bedforms: a new look at an old problem.
The book brings the readers the history of the transportation chaos in New York City at the turn of the century and lays out the transition from steam-power to electrification technology in railroads and from railroads to ventilated subaqueous automobile and truck tunnels.
A species discourse analysis tends to shed a harsh light on the 1921 coda to The Fox, which sentences the human female to a dark, subaqueous existence, while it endows the male with the freedom to create new worlds.
However, as George Orwell (1946) put it in his Politics and the English Language: "Bad writers, and especially scientific, political, and sociological writers, are nearly always haunted by the notion that Latin or Greek words are grander than Saxon ones, and unnecessary words like expedite, ameliorate, predict, extraneous, deracinated, clandestine, subaqueous, and hundreds of others constantly gain ground." (17)
Upper members of the middle interval are intercalated with subaqueous basaltic and andesitic members of the upper volcanic assemblage.
Formations in the Grand Canyon Supergroup reflect a variety of depositional settings, including low energy flow (with accompanying ripple marks), mudflat, subaqueous delta, floodplain, tidal flat, shallow subtidal to intertidal, tide/wave affected shoreline, and high energy flow environments.
The channel will be dredged along its existing line and some way out to sea, while the old subaqueous tunnel has been removed and replaced with a new services tunnel.
"virgin-shrieks" of gulls, "subaqueous pasturings."
Much of the gypsum is nodular (chicken-wire structure), but the vertically elongate nodules in some beds suggest a relict, initial fabric of crystal masses that grew vertically, typical of subaqueous deposition (Schreiber et al.