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[uhn-der-see] /ˈʌn dərˌsi/
located, carried on, or used under the surface of the sea:
undersea life.
Origin of undersea
1605-15; under- + sea Unabridged
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  • His undersea creatures line up in four rows of four and then dip and rise in canon: the waves of the sea.
  • There was a sense of star charts and galaxies, undersea worlds.
  • The new undersea cables aren't being driven by a need for more capacity, but rather to reduce latency in the network.
  • Once the marvel of the telecom world, the first undersea fiber optic cables have reached the point of telecom obsolescence.
  • Changes in rainfall aren't gonna matter a butterfly's fart to undersea fault lines.
  • Their squabbles are often aggravated by rivalry over undersea oil and gas.
  • But it would also have outlets that could divert that flow, if need be, into undersea piping.
  • The tags send out pulses of sound which can be picked up by undersea receivers.
  • Obviously the cause of the ice retreating is undersea volcanoes.
  • Ocean ridges and undersea mountain chains pushed the waves together along certain directions from the tsunami's origin.
British Dictionary definitions for undersea


adjective, adverb
below the surface of the sea
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Word Origin and History for undersea

1610s, from under + sea.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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