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adjective as in underwater

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Those compact bones can aid such transitional creatures, which might not yet have features like fins or flippers to help them maneuver in the water more easily, in hunting underwater — what the team calls “subaqueous foraging.”

That suggests that both of these dinos were subaqueous foragers, the team says.

Once, indeed, the raft grounded upon a subaqueous reef, and threatened going to pieces.

The shadow of the house had swung over it, and in the gathering dusk the flower-beds glowed with a dim subaqueous radiance.

The Loudoun formation, of course, followed a period of erosion of the Catoctin Belt, since it is the first subaqueous deposit.

The difficulties in making a subterranean or subaqueous railway are only too clear.

It may have ensconced itself among weeds, or it may be burrowing in some subaqueous hole.


On this page you'll find 35 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to subaqueous, such as: broad, buried, deep-seated, far, profound, and rooted.

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