Example sentences for: deep-water

How can you use “deep-water” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • In return Groves agreed to build a deep-water harbor and to encourage business development.

  • The 6-km- (4-mile-) long, deep-water natural harbor, guarded by forts at its mouth and shielded from the winds by surrounding hills, caught the eye of the British Royal Navy early in the 18th century.

  • The latest craze is even more astounding: Thanks in part to federal tax breaks, U.S. companies are embarking on deep-water drilling projects in the Gulf of Mexico that involve taking oil from fields that lie as much as a mile underwater.

  • Later, the strategic location and deep-water channel close to the coast brought in the bigger vessels of the trade-wind traffic crossing the Indian Ocean.

  • You have to move out to the deep-water sounds, however, to get to the big fish such as marlin, sailfish, and tuna.


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