Abysmal sentence example
The red-clay is an abysmal formation, occurring in the sea bottom in the deepest part of the oceans.
His first attempts were an abysmal failure.
Yukes really dropped the ball here and did an abysmal job of keeping up to date with the WWE product.
A person is more likely to adjust to the pine scent than a cat, but particularly in the latter case, the pine litter adds up to an abysmal failure.
Also, I thought Maddie got an absolutely abysmal send-off.Advertisement
The rest were pretty abysmal, in no way playing to the form they usually exhibit for their clubs.
The weather forecast was so abysmal that I was all for abandoning the visit to a local pit.
The UK track record on the environment during our European presidency is frankly abysmal.
The menu was abysmal and once the tatty waiters realized we were not going to order drinks and three courses they became quite surly.
The same issue has details of a debate in the Welsh Assembly about the abysmal state of public transport in North wales.Advertisement
The same issue has details of a debate in the Welsh Assembly about the " abysmal state of public transport in north wales.
Traced landwards the muds become more sandy, while on their outer margins they grade into the abysmal deposits, such as the globigerina ooze (see Ocean And Oceanography).
The edge of the abysmal area comes close to the eastern coasts of Tasmania and New South Wales, approaching to within 60 m.
Our level is mixed; two people are good are the rest of us are truly abysmal.
Geologists are agreed that littoral and hemipelagic deposits similar to those now forming are to be found in all geological systems, but the existence in the rocks of eupelagic deposits and especially of the abysmal red clay, though viewed by some as probable, is totally denied by others.Advertisement
It is a remarkable geographical fact that on the rises and in the basins of moderate depth of the open ocean the organic oozes preponderate, but in the abysmal depressions below 2500 or 3000 fathoms, whether these lie in the middle or near the edges of the great ocean spaces, there is found only the red clay, with a minimum of calcium carbonate, though sometimes with a considerable admixture of the siliceous remains of radiolarians.
Red clay is the deposit peculiar to the abysmal area; 70 carefully investigated samples collected by the " Challenger " came from an average depth of 2730 fathoms, 97 specimens collected by the " Tuscarora " came from an average depth of 2860 fathoms, and 26 samples obtained by the " Albatross " in the Central Pacific came from an average depth of 2620 fathoms. Red clay has not yet been found in depths less than 2200 fathoms. The main ingredient of the deposit is a stiff clay which is plastic when fresh, but dries to a stony hardness.
Thus although the rocks of the southern coast of Java in their general character and succession resemble those of Christmas Island, there lies between them an abysmal trough 18,000 ft.