Geology. one of the major tectonic divisions of the earth’s crust, comprising four sea-floor basins; separated from the Nazca, Cocos, and North and South American plates by the East Pacific Rise and San Andreas fault and bounded in the western Pacific Ocean by a series of major ocean deeps, including the Kuril, Japan, Mariana, Kermadec, and Tonga trenches.
- Pacific rose
noun 1. a large variety of eating apple from New Zealand, with sweet flesh
noun 1. any salmon of the genus Oncorhynchus, especially the chinook salmon, O. tshawytscha.
noun 1. . noun 1. a dark gray sturgeon, Acipenser transmontanus, inhabiting marine and fresh waters along the northwestern coast of North America, valued as a food and sport fish.
noun 1. See under . noun 1. the civil time officially adopted for a country or region, usually the civil time of some specific meridian lying within the region. The standard time zones in the U.S. (Atlantic time, Eastern time, Central time, Mountain time, Pacific time, Yukon time, Alaska-Hawaii time, and Bering time) use the […]