ALL meanings of abyssal

A a
  • adjective abyssal of or belonging to the ocean depths, esp below 2000 metres (6500 feet) 3
  • adjective abyssal of or like an abyss; immeasurable; unfathomable. 1
  • adjective abyssal of or relating to the biogeographic zone of the ocean bottom between the bathyal and hadal zones: from depths of approximately 13,000 to 21,000 feet (4000 to 6500 meters). 1
  • noun abyssal Relating to or denoting the depths or bed of the ocean, especially between about 10,000 and 20,000 feet (3,000 and 6,000 m) down. 1
  • adjective abyssal belonging to the ocean depths 1
  • adjective abyssal relating to an abyss, unfathomably deep 1
  • adjective abyssal (archaic) Belonging to, or resembling, an abyss; unfathomable. 0
  • adjective abyssal (geography) Of or belonging to the ocean depths, especially below 2000 metres (6500 ft): abyssal zone. 0
  • adjective abyssal (geology) Pertaining to or occurring at excessive depths in the earth's crust; plutonic. 0
Was this page helpful?
Yes No
Thank you for your feedback! Tell your friends about this page
Tell us why?