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Definitions for underwater
ˈʌn dərˈwɔ tər, -ˈwɒt ərun·der·wa·ter

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. submerged, submersed, underwateradjective

    beneath the surface of the water

    "submerged rocks"

  2. subaqueous, subaquatic, submerged, submersed, underwateradjective

    growing or remaining under water

    "viewing subaqueous fauna from a glass-bottomed boat"; "submerged leaves"

Wiktionary

  1. underwaternoun

    underlying water or body of water, for example in an aquifer or the deep ocean

  2. underwaternoun

    A type of lure which lies beneath the water surface.

  3. underwaterverb

    to water or irrigate insufficiently

  4. underwateradjective

    beneath the surface of the water, or of or pertaining to the region beneath the water surface

  5. underwateradjective

    beneath the water line of a vessel

  6. underwateradjective

    having negative equity; owing more on an asset than its market value

    We've been underwater on our mortgage ever since the housing crash.

Wikipedia

  1. underwater

    The underwater environment is the region below the surface of, and immersed in, liquid water in a natural or artificial feature (called a body of water), such as an ocean, sea, lake, pond, reservoir, river, canal, or aquifer. Some characteristics of the underwater environment are universal, but many depend on the local situation. Liquid water has been present on Earth for most of the history of the planet. The underwater environment is thought to be the place of the origin of life on Earth, and it remains the ecological region most critical to the support of life and the natural habitat of the majority of living organisms. Several branches of science are dedicated to the study of this environment or specific parts or aspects of it. A number of human activities are conducted in the more accessible parts of the underwater environment. These include research, underwater diving for work or recreation, and underwater warfare with submarines. It is hostile to humans in many ways and often inaccessible, and therefore relatively little explored.

ChatGPT

  1. underwater

    Underwater refers to something that is located, used, performed, or existing beneath the surface of a body of water, such as a sea, ocean, lake, river, or swimming pool. It can refer to animals, plants, activities, or objects that are below the water's surface.

Wikidata

  1. Underwater

    Underwater is a term describing the realm below the surface of water where the water exists in a natural feature such as an ocean, sea, lake, pond, or river. Three quarters of the planet Earth is covered by water. A majority of the planet's solid surface is abyssal plain, at depths between 4,000 and 5,500 metres below the surface of the oceans. The solid surface location on the planet closest to the centre of the orb is the Challenger Deep, located in the Mariana Trench at a depth of 10,924 metres. Although a number of human activities are conducted underwater—such as research, scuba diving for work or recreation, or even underwater warfare with submarines, this very extensive environment on planet Earth is hostile to humans in many ways and therefore little explored. But it can be explored by sonar, or more directly via manned or autonomous submersibles. The ocean floors have been surveyed via sonar to at least a coarse resolution; particularly-strategic areas have been mapped in detail, in the name of detecting enemy submarines, or aiding friendly ones, though the resulting maps may still be classified. An immediate obstacle to human activity under water is the fact that human lungs cannot naturally function in this environment. Unlike the gills of fish, human lungs are adapted to the exchange of gases at atmospheric pressure, not liquids. Aside from simply having insufficient musculature to rapidly move water in and out of the lungs, a more significant problem for all air-breathing animals, such as mammals and birds, is that water contains so little dissolved oxygen compared with atmospheric air. Air is around 21% O2; water typically is less than 0.001% dissolved oxygen.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of underwater in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of underwater in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of underwater in a Sentence

  1. Kristy FinstadRead MoreA:

    My mission is to inspire appreciation for our underwater world. I feel incredibly fortunate to be in the service of helping people invest in experiences of a lifetime.

  2. Chris Fedo:

    Finding inclined layers represents a major change, where the landscape isnt completely underwater anymore, we may have left the era of deep lakes behind.

  3. Greg Wallace:

    It appeared to have been underwater at some time, it had weird rust, including a rotted-out ashtray and cigarette lighter. The brake lines were badly corroded, as were the steel door bottoms. The interior was shredded and water-damaged.

  4. Astronaut Mike Fincke:

    The reason why we train underwater is because we actually wear real spacesuits, we do real tasks and we feel like we are weightless, when actually we're just neutrally buoyant so we're floating.

  5. Sergei Pikin:

    The issue is really pressured. The energy bridge is not just an underwater cable, you see, it's difficult work that normally takes years to complete.

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