Marine Boundary

Science / Tides and Currents / Marine Boundary: The mean lower low water line (MLLWL) when used as a boundary. Also, lines used as boundaries seaward of and measured from (or points thereon) the MLLWL. See coastal boundary.

Other Words for Boundary

Boundary Noun Synonyms: border(s), limit(s), frontier(s), bound(s), confines, perimeter
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Other Words for Marine

Marine Adjective Synonyms: maritime, nautical, naval, seafaring, seagoing, ocean-going, sea
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Coastal Boundary

Science / Tides and Currents / Coastal Boundary: The mean high water line (MHWL) or mean higher high water line (MHHWL) when tidal lines are used as the coastal boundary. Also, lines used as boundaries inland of and measured from (or points thereon) MORE

National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS)

Business / Agriculture / National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS): An agency within the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) at the Department of Commerce. NMFS administers programs that support the domestic and international conservation and manage MORE

Merchant Marine Act Of 1920

Business / Agriculture / Merchant Marine Act Of 1920: P.L. 66-261, also known as the Jones Act, provides for the promotion and maintenance of a U.S. merchant marine. Provisions dealing with cabotage (i.e., coastal shipping) require that all goods transpo MORE

Marine Varnish

Life Style / Painting / Marine Varnish: Varnish specially designed for immersion in water and exposure to marine atmosphere. MORE

Phase Boundary

Science / Chemistry / Phase Boundary: A phase boundary is a surface where two samples of matter with different properties are in contact. The surface of a gas bubble in water or the surface of a crystal are examples of phase boundaries. MORE

Submarine Canyon

Science / Geology / Submarine Canyon: An underwater canyon, carved into the continental shelf. These can be carved by turbidity currents or carved subaerially during a time when sea level was lower. MORE

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