Oceanization

oceanization

[‚ō·shə·nə′zā·shən]
(geology)
Process by which continental crust (sial) is converted into oceanic crust (sima).

Oceanization

 

a hypothetical process by which a deep sea or ocean basin with oceanic crust replaces dry land or a shallow sea basin with a continental crust.

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Contract notice: Design and provision of necessary resources to embark missiles on ships (storage system and oceanization system).
This contract is to design and produce multiple copies - A storage system for ammunition,- An ammunition oceanization system,- Installation work on PCBs are among the services ordered.