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deep water

An overwhelming situation in which one has taken on more responsibility than one can handle or is facing more trouble or danger than expected. I've been in deep water ever since I volunteered to lead this committee—it has been so much more work than I anticipated. I thought I could make some easy cash by selling drugs, but now I'm in deep water with some big-time thugs.
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The Tornar Deep Water BOP cleaner is an advanced version of our shallow water model, the Tornar BOP cleaner, which was released in summer 2012 and has proven its value in many North Sea jobs.
The move comes as the European Commission is considering a moratorium on deep water drilling in the Mediterranean, in a direct reaction to the BP disaster in the Gulf of Mexico.
Deep water jogging has increased my physical stamina, enabling me to stand erect longer and walk further with the use of my walker.
Because deep water running is performed wearing a flotation device and submerged neck-deep in a swimming pool, you have the added benefits of zero-impact aerobic activity.
John Gillooly, vice president of Western Hemisphere Data Processing at PGS added, "By working with IBM, we can now scale real-time to handle requests for urgent deep water imaging solutions.
Changes in deep water circulation may have played an important role in controlling global climate during the geological past, especially during the last million years, a period characterized by cyclical climatic oscillations between ice ages and warm interglacial periods.
This is an exciting opportunity for me, and I am thrilled to become part of the Deep Water Point organization of seasoned professionals.
Our additional opportunities in deep water mean that this will remain an important, high-return growth area for Shell.
In contrast to the regulatory uncertainty that hangs over the Gulf of Mexico, the commitment to the deep water remains strong outside the US," says Daniel Yergin, chairman of IHS Cambridge Energy Research Associates and Pulitzer prize-winning author of The Prize, an oil industry history.
Having witnessed in 2008 the first major signal that future conventional oil and gas supplies will become much harder to find and more expensive to develop, Datamonitor is publishing this analysis of deep water production around the world.
For at least 2 centuries, though, scientists have realized that corals can survive in deep water, says Les Watling of the University of Maine in Walpole.
I prefer deep water running as a form of cross training, since it provides a great cardiovascular workout without impact.
Surging breakers occur where deep water spills onto steep beaches.
CHAMPION HURDLE prospect Deep Water makes his long-awaited seasonal bow at Kelso today with the ground and the course in his favour, but a substantial negative in the form of the Micky Hammond string, writes Tony Smurthwaite.
It was operated by Spence Brothers of Cleveland, and most of the product was shipped to that city from a deep water port in Bruce Mines for use in the construction of Cleveland's famous park roads.