II. WORDS RELATING TO SPACE

II. DIMENSIONS

2. LINEAR DIMENSIONS

Depth.

[Antonyms: shallowness.]

[Nouns] depth; deepness; profundity, depression (concavity) [more].

hollow, pit, shaft, well, crater; gulf [more]; bowels of the earth, botttomless pit, hell.

soundings, depth of water, water, draught, submersion; plummet, sound, probe; sounding rod, sounding line; lead.

[Verbs] be deep; render deep; deepen.

plunge [more]; sound, heave the lead, take soundings; dig (excavate) [more].

[Adjectives] deep, deep seated; profound, sunk, burried; submerged [more]; subaqueous, submarine, subterranean, subterrene; underground.

bottomless, soundless, fathomless; unfathomed, unfathomable; abysmal; deep as a well; bathycolpian; benthal, benthopelagic; downreaching, yawning.

knee deep, ankle deep.

[Adverbs] beyond one's depth, out of one's depth; over head and ears.

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