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A narrow groove made in the ground by a plow
A long, steep-sided valley on the ocean floor. Trenches form when one tectonic plate slides beneath another plate at a subduction zone. The Marianas Trench, located in the western Pacific east of the Philippines, is the deepest known trench (10,924 m or 35,831 ft) and the deepest area in the ocean.
To draw off the surface water of:
To slide or slip sideways, as a vehicle when not gripping the road on ice
To conquer; defeat; ruin
To cause (a train, etc.) to go off the rails
To withdraw from, especially in spite of a responsibility or duty; forsake:
To abandon or forsake:
To throw (goods) overboard
To provide with an artificial waterway or waterways.
To make a channel or channels in
To throw with a quick, short movement; pitch; toss
A body of igneous rock that cuts across the structure of adjoining rock, usually as a result of the intrusion of magma. Dikes are often of a different composition from the rock they cut across. They are usually on the order of centimeters to meters across and up to tens of kilometers long.
To give up (something formerly held dear); renounce:
To form a deep ditch or channel.
To melt away through the side of the hollow formed by a burning wick. Used of a candle.
(Informal) To throw away as worthless or get rid of by selling as junk; discard; scrap
To surround with or as if with a moat.
To throw up (food); vomit
To get rid of or abandon as useless; discard; junk
To pass over or omit, either deliberately or inadvertently
The part of a wave with the least magnitude; the lowest part of a wave.
To transfer to another's control.
To empty (material) out of a container or vehicle:
(Slang) To fool or hoax
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