Definition of Depths

1. Noun. (plural of depth) ¹

2. Noun. (literary) The deepest part. (Usually of a body of water.) ¹

3. Noun. (literary) A very remote part. ¹

4. Noun. (context: of an emotion, mystery) The lowest point, all-time low, nadir. ¹

5. Noun. The most severe part. ¹

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Definition of Depths

1. depth [n] - See also: depth

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Depths

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Literary usage of Depths

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1874)
"Tables of Temperatures of the Sea at various depths below the Surface, taken between 1749 and 1868; collated and reduced, with Notes and Sections. ..."

2. Bulletin by North Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station (Fargo) (1899)
"DIFFERENT depths OF SOWING WHEAT. In this trial part of the ground was spring ... The depths of sowing are only approximate. The shoes of the drill were set ..."

3. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1871)
"LIFE AT GREAT depths. BY PROFESSOR PM DUNCAN. THE researches of Hooker, ... opinions concerning the deposition of organisms in sediments at great depths. ..."

4. Manual of Geology: Treating of the Principles of the Science with Special by James Dwight Dana (1894)
"Their shells occur in large numbers in the bottom deposit at depths mostly from 600 to 1500 fathoms in the West Indies and some parts of the Pacific. ..."

5. The Quarterly Review by John Gibson Lockhart, George Walter Prothero, William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, Baron Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, Sir William Smith (1902)
"THE first recorded attempt to sound the depths of the ocean was made early in the ... His view, that the depths of the ocean are simply prolongations of the ..."

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