大陸斜面

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
たい
Grade: 1
りく
Grade: 4
しゃ
Grade: S
めん
Grade: 3
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

From 大陸(たいりく, tairiku):(continent) + 斜面(しゃめん, shamen):(slope)

Noun[edit]

大陸斜面 ‎(hiragana たいりくしゃめん, romaji tairiku-shamen)

  1. (geology) The steep, narrow fringe separating the coastal zone from the deep ocean

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