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trench in Oceanography topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtrenchtrench /trentΚƒ/ ●○○ noun [countable] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 HOLEa long narrow hole dug into the surface of the ground πŸ”Š Workers dug a trench for gas lines.2 technicalHEO a long narrow valley in the ground beneath the sea3 PMA[usually plural] a deep trench dug in the ground as a protection for soldiers πŸ”Š the trenches of World War I4 β†’ the trenches
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trenchβ€’ Workers dug a trench for gas lines.β€’ There had been such a wide expanse of firm ground that a trench had never been worn.β€’ Downbuckling is marked by an offshore trench.β€’ the Puerto Rico Trenchβ€’ the fighting men in the trenches of Franceβ€’ But we in the trenches just never see the end product.β€’ Those same nice folks get awful upset when somebody goes out and jumps into the trenches and tries to make it work.β€’ The mosquitoes don't seem to like the rain either, they all seem to be at the back of the trench.β€’ Parapets gradually grew lower and lower until the trench became little deeper than a roadside ditch.dug ... trenchβ€’ Fabritsyn dug trenches, tended cattle, and carried rebel arms and explosives between bases.