Definition of seamount in English:

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seamount

Pronunciation: /ˈsiːmaʊnt/

noun

A submarine mountain.
Example sentences
  • He took advantage of the opportunity to record echo-sounding profiles across parts of the Pacific and discovered several flat-topped submarine mountains or seamounts.
  • As the seamount sinks or its peak erodes, the seamount will disappear beneath the water leaving the coral ring.
  • Since the Early Miocene, thermal decay has led to the subsidence of Cavalli Seamount and other, volcanic, seamounts in the South Fiji Basin.

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