sea vs ocean

sea ocean

Definitions

  • 1) figuratively A large number or quantity; a vast amount.
  • 2) A large body of salty water. (Major seas are known as oceans.)
  • 3) Astronomy A lunar mare.
  • 4) Something that suggests the ocean in its overwhelming sweep or vastness.
  • 5) A wave or swell, especially a large one.
  • 6) The continuous body of salt water covering most of the earth's surface, especially this body regarded as a geophysical entity distinct from earth and sky.
  • 7) A relatively large landlocked body of fresh water.
  • 8) A tract of water within an ocean.
  • 9) A relatively large body of salt water completely or partially enclosed by land.
  • 10) The condition of the ocean's surface with regard to its course, flow, swell, or turbulence.
  • 11) Seafaring as a way of life.
  • 12) (Jewish Antiq.) A great brazen laver in the temple at Jerusalem; -- so called from its size.
  • 13) to adopt the calling or occupation of a sailor.
  • 14) An inland body of water, esp. if large or if salt or brackish; ; sometimes, a small fresh-water lake.
  • 15) Fig.: Anything resembling the sea in vastness.
  • 16) a sea in which the waves run high.
  • 17) at the height of flood tide; hence, at the height.
  • 18) upon the ocean; away from land; figuratively, without landmarks for guidance; lost; at the mercy of circumstances.
  • 19) One of the larger bodies of salt water, less than an ocean, found on the earth's surface; a body of salt water of second rank, generally forming part of, or connecting with, an ocean or a larger sea.
  • 20) [Colloq.] half drunk.
  • 21) a sea characterized by the uniform and steady motion of long and extensive waves.
  • 22) a sea in which the waves are short, broken, and irregular, so as to produce a tumbling or jerking motion.
  • 23) (Law) out of the state, territory, realm, or country.
  • 24) The swell of the ocean or other body of water in a high wind; motion or agitation of the water's surface; also, a single wave; a billow.
  • 25) The ocean; the whole body of the salt water which covers a large part of the globe.
  • 26) a division of an ocean or a large body of salt water partially enclosed by land
  • 27) turbulent water with swells of considerable size
  • 28) anything apparently limitless in quantity or volume
  • 29) Any widely extended or overwhelming mass or quantity; an ocean; a flood: as, a sea of difficulties; a sea of upturned faces.
  • 30) An obsolete spelling of see.
  • 31) A large wave; a billow; a surge: as, to ship a sea.
  • 32) By the margin of the sea; on the sea-coast.
  • 33) The salt waters that cover the greater part of the earth's surface; the ocean.
  • 34) A great body of salt water; a more or less distinctly limited or landlocked part of the ocean having considerable dimensions.
  • 35) Out on the ocean, and out of sight of land; hence, in the condition of a mariner who has lost his bearings; in a state of uncertainty or error; astray; wide of the mark; quite wrong: as, you are altogether at sea in your guesses.
  • 36) The swell of the ocean, or the direction of the waves: as, there was a heavy sea on; to keep the boat's head to the sea.
  • 37) (at sea) In a state of confusion or perplexity; at a loss.
  • 38) (at sea) On the sea, especially on a sea voyage.

Definitions

  • 1) figuratively An immense expanse; any vast space or quantity without apparent limits.
  • 2) uncountable Water belonging to an ocean.
  • 3) countable One of the five large bodies of water separating the continents.
  • 4) Any of the principal divisions of the ocean, including the Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, Arctic, and Southern Oceans.
  • 5) The entire body of salt water that covers more than 70 percent of the earth's surface.
  • 6) A great expanse or amount.
  • 7) One of the large bodies of water into which the great ocean is regarded as divided, as the Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, Arctic and Antarctic oceans.
  • 8) The whole body of salt water which covers more than three fifths of the surface of the globe; -- called also the sea, or great sea.
  • 9) An immense expanse; any vast space or quantity without apparent limits
  • 10) a large body of water constituting a principal part of the hydrosphere
  • 11) anything apparently limitless in quantity or volume
  • 12) Something likened to the ocean; also, a great quantity: as, an ocean of trouble.
  • 13) The body of water which envelops the earth, and covers almost three fourths of its surface with a mean depth — as nearly as can be estimated at the present time — of less than 12,500 feet.
  • 14) Of or pertaining to the main or great sea

Examples

  • 1) This applies not only to transport by road and sea.
  • 2) The wild world and the tame world are just connected as the sea and the land.
  • 3) This works especially well with sea bream and sea bass.
  • 4) It was as if the sea had been parted for us.
  • 5) The sea salt buffs away dead skin cells to leave your face super soft.
  • 6) Staying warm and dry at sea is a must.
  • 7) They live on the sea surface with stinging tentacles dangling below.
  • 8) There is no sea or ocean that could stop my love for you.
  • 9) There is almost no legal protection for the sharks on the high seas.
  • 10) The warm sea air and the waves lapping on the sand worked their magic.
  • 11) Scenes such as this will have you yearning for sea air and salty chips.
  • 12) Instead his blood turned the sea scarlet and then drained away into the white sands.
  • 13) They sometimes go down to the sea at such times.
  • 14) We have rough seas and a tough environment.
  • 15) Take the pan off the heat and whisk in the butter and sea salt until melted.
  • 16) He tried not to look down into the clouds and sea below and tried to lose weight by willpower.
  • 17) Ships dropping anchor in heavy seas may have cut the cables off the coast of Egypt.
  • 18) Everything was fresh, and you could see the sea and the boats coming in.
  • 19) It moved into haulage and now provides road, rail, sea and air transport and logistics.
  • 20) THE sea ice of the Arctic is a special place on Earth.
  • 21) She spends hours and hours on the terrace overlooking the sea (her great desire, she confided to me, is to get to the sea -- to get _back to the sea_, as she expressed it), and lying in the garden, under the big myrtle-bushes, and, in spring and summer, under the rose-hedge.
  • 22) Comfort, -- and extending "up into the land throughout _from sea to sea_, west and northwest."
  • 23) Eels kept in a garden, when August arrived (the period at which instinct impels them to go to the sea to spawn) were in the habit of leaving the pond, and were invariably found moving eastward _in the direction of the sea_.
  • 24) Eels kept in a garden, when August arrived (the period at which instinct impels them to go to the sea to spawn) were in the habit of leaving the pond and were invariably found moving eastward _in the direction of the sea_.
  • 25) [49]: The purple die is called in I Maccab.iv. 23, _purple of the sea, _ or _sea purple_; it being the blood or juice of a turbinated shell-fish, which the Jews call [Hebrew] _Chalson_; this they speak of as a shell-fish.
  • 26) Mediterranean coast, and looked upon a sea from _that land_ which I had often, with longing eyes, viewed _from the sea_, in the year 1745, when
  • 27) I. ii.155 (14,6) [deck'd the sea] _To deck the sea_, if explained, to honour, adorn, or dignify, is indeed ridiculous, but the original import of the verb _deck_ is, _to cover_; so in some parts they yet say _deck the table_.
  • 28) Apostles on the sea of _Tiberias_ in a storm so great, that the ship was covered with water and in danger of sinking, till _Christ rebuked the winds and the sea_, Matth. viii.
  • 29) "Like blockades might be proclaimed by any particular nation, enabled by its naval superiority to distribute its ships at the mouth of that or any similar sea, _or across channels or arms of the sea_, so as to make it dangerous for the commerce of other nations to pass to its destination.
  • 30) The house, the seaplanet outside it, and how the word alone referred to her and to the house and how the word sea reinforced the idea of solitude but suggested a vigorous release as well, a means of escape from the book-walled limits of the self.
  • 31) ‘Sadly, the most easily-attainable sources for iodine are iodized salt and sea products, both of which can be taboo for pregnant women.’
  • 32) ‘For Rachel, the vastness of the sea brings comfort and reassurance - it's a constant, she says, in a constantly changing world, and its great expanse puts our problems into perspective.’
  • 33) ‘On Tybee Island, it was estimated that 43.82 acres of land would be lost to the sea.’
  • 34) ‘But the lure of the sea was too much and he joined the family as they trawled the beaches.’
  • 35) ‘And I immediately felt that inside me was this inland ocean with its population of one, this little sea mammal who was swimming around.’
  • 36) ‘They look for trilobites and fossilised sea creatures that are preserved in the stone along the path, easily spottable for amateur fossil hunters.’
  • 37) ‘Although, ironically, the lack of rain in recent years has made the problem worse, as winter flows can help flush sediments through the system and out to sea.’
  • 38) ‘New standards to help safeguard the welfare of animals transported by road and sea have been agreed at a major conference in Paris.’
  • 39) ‘The waves of the deep blue sea lapped softly at the shore.’
  • 40) ‘The jet started to rotate and face the open sea.’
  • 41) ‘Facing the dark open sea and silent of traffic, the village at night is a bubble of conviviality.’
  • 42) ‘I walked over to an east-facing balcony that overlooks the sea far below.’
  • 43) ‘The coastline is made up of various shades of gold set in a translucent turquoise sea.’
  • 44) ‘I looked down, and saw a small island in the middle of the turquoise sea.’
  • 45) ‘She breathed in and smelt the salty sea mixed with a sent of spring.’
  • 46) ‘They may remember the hot salty sea, their ancestral home, their first food.’
  • 47) ‘They swim in inland waters and lakes and never taste the salty sea.’
  • 48) ‘Whereas estimates of phytoplankton were initially too high, sea ice primary production estimates were initially too low.’
  • 49) ‘Yields of herring, sea urchin and rockfish also dropped dramatically during this season.’
  • 50) ‘Fiji's natural beauty white sand beaches, calm blue seas and nodding palm trees - remains a considerable pull.’
  • 51) ‘The lone wooden bench overlooking the vast sea beckoned her for company.’
  • 52) ‘The White sea is an inlet of the Barents sea on the northwest coast of Russia.’
  • 53) ‘Population genetic structures of the mackerel (Scomber scombrus) and chub mackerel (Scomber japonicus) were studied in the Mediterranean sea.’
  • 54) ‘The goal of Save the North sea project has been to reduce marine litter in the North sea by changing the attitudes and behaviour of the people using the area.’
  • 55) ‘The audience could imagine the various routes leading to the edge of the Atlantic, Baltic and Mediterranean seas, as though we stood on a contour model with rivers and mountains.’
  • 56) ‘Between screens and building are long thin pools, symbolic of the three seas that surround Anatolia.’
  • 57) ‘Surely the simplest answer to the Dead sea saltiness question is that it is really a lake which has no outlet.’
  • 58) ‘Once the world's fourth largest lake, the mighty Aral sea is now in its death throes.’
  • 59) ‘Since the beginning of time, the sea of Galilee has provided its fishermen with a plentiful source of sustenance.’
  • 60) ‘My walk is an inelegant bob… as if navigating a choppy sea.’
  • 61) ‘Using it first time in a crowded boat in a rough sea is a recipe for disaster.’
  • 62) ‘At 6:30 the next morning, the seas were finally calm, and we pulled into the port of New York.’
  • 63) ‘Two Plexiglas dioramas of a boat on storm-tossed seas depicted Ernest Shackleton's ill-fated South Pole expedition of 1914.’
  • 64) ‘The artist's rising seas appear to be made of metal, stone, earth and glass, as well as water.’
  • 65) ‘However, the flagship was soon buffeted by very heavy seas, and began taking on water.’
  • 66) ‘Weather has also contributed to the seclusion and peculiarity of the Azores - stormy winter seas often prevent access to the smaller islands even by air for days at a time.’
  • 67) ‘While the seas can be savage, Graham loves the power of the ocean, the wildness of the local landscape and, in particular, the clarity of the light in this part of Scotland.’
  • 68) ‘He captures the seas as well as the tranquil horizons in his works.’
  • 69) ‘But the seas are beginning to part, and several paths forward are appearing before you.’
  • 70) ‘The farmer is left to trawl the seas, casting a net for profit in an export-driven market.’
  • 71) ‘The winds that night blew a full gale, and they piled up seas bigger than I could ever have hoped to handle.’
  • 72) ‘Fish were recorded thrown ashore in all tidal phases and there was little evidence rough seas were responsible.’
  • 73) ‘From freezers and hardening tunnels to compressors, evaporators and air handling units, a sea of chilling and freezing equipment is available to the dairy industry.’
  • 74) ‘We appreciate the flavorful food, recognizing in the candlelight the small, spicy leaves we snipped from a sea of greens that bright morning.’
  • 75) ‘Others will find a healthful haven among a sea of fortified yogurts and dairy beverages.’
  • 76) ‘As we approached the town, I was shocked to see a sea of red from horizon to horizon.’
  • 77) ‘From the steps of the Lincoln Memorial you saw a sea of humanity.’
  • 78) ‘It was great fun to watch a sea of red and white jogging around the town.’
  • 79) ‘The cheese then enters a sea of brine salt solution for cooling.’
  • 80) ‘Sioux County, Iowa, is a fertile, wall-to-wall sea of corn and soybeans.’
  • 81) ‘We just get new business parks surrounded by seas of cars and a trim of polite landscaping just like anywhere else.’
  • 82) ‘After wading around in difficult seas of theory and producing some charming and intriguing drawings, he made his name with the Jewish Museum in Berlin.’
  • 83) ‘Shot in Brazil at a dozen different games, this 8 1/2-minute video consists of seas of rapturous fans in the montage of color that Dean often features in his works.’
  • 84) ‘And in the past few weeks, something completely different has emerged: ballpoint on canvas, seas of tiny reptile-like scales, swirling away in the artist's characteristic fashion.’

Examples

  • 1) Jumping in the ocean is one of the great joys in my life.
  • 2) Now which company looks like the large ocean liner that is so difficult to change from its course, once set?
  • 3) Experts predict that by 2050 there will be more plastic than fish in the world 's oceans.
  • 4) The 40 chalets all have ocean views and mood lighting in the bathrooms; some also have plunge pools.
  • 5) There is a central wooden structure with nine rooms, some with an ocean view, and a couple of stone bungalows.
  • 6) The sub carried two passengers and they would patrol the ocean floor searching for coral.
  • 7) oceans are warming faster than expected and absorbing less carbon dioxide than expected.
  • 8) The age of the ocean liner has passed.
  • 9) What we need is more computing power to get much better detail of the ocean surface temperatures.
  • 10) They were at one with the oceans.
  • 11) He plans to set a record by going to the bottom of five oceans.
  • 12) There is no sea or ocean that could stop my love for you.
  • 13) One has an ocean bigger than all the oceans on earth combined.
  • 14) And yet how recently has this view of the ocean crept up on us all.
  • 15) The bottom of the wave catches on the ocean floor and energy is thrust upwards.
  • 16) Its recovery appears to be linked to warmer ocean temperatures.
  • 17) It is thought there may be oceans under its surface.
  • 18) Or perhaps it has disappeared into one of the ocean trenches.
  • 19) Imagine an ocean liner in miniature.
  • 20) The only other place in the solar system known to have oceans is Earth.
  • 21) Then, as if by magic, the ocean became calm.
  • 22) They are winning as a tug, straining sideways against the momentum of a huge ocean liner, can win.
  • 23) And those involved are pretty small: a few degrees between cooler land and warmer ocean at night, a few tens of degrees between tropics and poles.
  • 24) And, of course, the ocean is the perfect place to hide.
  • 25) Like birds plunging into the ocean is a sign of baitfish.
  • 26) Pushing your luck on the ocean is a terrible idea, Things can go wrong so fast out there, and when offshore like they were, no one is around to get your butt out of a sticky situation.
  • 27) If dropping iron dust into the ocean is a great idea, then let's just get on with it.
  • 28) Coming from the hills of North GA to the ocean is a huge treat.
  • 29) Somewhere on this ocean is a ship that's heading right for us.
  • 30) I realize that the ocean is the worlds largest heat sink, but if you were to put a few thousand of these in the gulf of mexico, I would think it would affect oceanic life by dramatically changing the temperature at depth.
  • 31) ‘At that point, the oceans ceased to be geographical barriers, and like the smaller seas before them opened up into highways.’
  • 32) ‘They are found in the tropical and subtropical waters of oceans around the world.’
  • 33) ‘This area was one of the most remote and least traveled expanses of the world oceans.’
  • 34) ‘She noted the large windows around the outer wall which overlooked the vast ocean.’
  • 35) ‘Lazarus looked out and could see a huge vast ocean in front of him.’
  • 36) ‘Discover California's beach communities and enjoy lunch in a restaurant overlooking the Pacific ocean.’
  • 37) ‘We stopped on a cliff overlooking the blue ocean.’
  • 38) ‘If the world's oceans warm up, it's also possible that the upper atmosphere will also warm up.’
  • 39) ‘Living in the world's warmer oceans, it feeds on plankton and is harmless to humans.’
  • 40) ‘Further out, the mighty Atlantic ocean churned dirty grey and cold.’
  • 41) ‘Carl was on his cell phone, looking out to the wide open ocean.’
  • 42) ‘Well, the Atlantic ocean is 1700 miles wide at its shortest point.’
  • 43) ‘Right whales in the Pacific and Atlantic oceans were hunted nearly to extinction before coming under international protection in 1949.’
  • 44) ‘I, like many a sailor before me, became overawed by this magnificent bird when sailing the southern oceans.’
  • 45) ‘We are trying to cross the ocean in a cardboard canoe.’
  • 46) ‘They, and others since them, have been willing to cross oceans in search of liberty.’
  • 47) ‘Scientists say some bugs have traveled hundreds of miles across calm tropical oceans.’
  • 48) ‘Mr Hempleman-Adams finally succeeded in crossing the ocean without mishap after two aborted attempts.’
  • 49) ‘Over a strip of the sea, next to the beach, over the ocean, under the blue, big skies, Nana lived.’
  • 50) ‘To the north of our house is the ocean, and the lighthouse sits on a cliff above a pretty little inlet beach overlooking the ocean.’
  • 51) ‘This guy up here is a very close relative of the roly-poly, only it lives in the deep sea along the ocean floor.’
  • 52) ‘The pole was anchored solidly to the floor of the ocean and rose about twenty feet into the air.’
  • 53) ‘Discarded nets drift through the sea and continue to kill fish on the ocean floor.’
  • 54) ‘We sailed to the end of the bay and still could see straight to the ocean floor.’
  • 55) ‘He looked down and saw the phoenix talisman that he had found on the ocean floor.’
  • 56) ‘The fish dived as one for the ocean floor and capsized the boat.’
  • 57) ‘At the same time, many such shells may dissolve before they even reach the ocean floor.’
  • 58) ‘This cold water from deep off the ocean floor brings many nutrients to the surface.’
  • 59) ‘Clustered on the ocean floor, they seemed to watch me with an infinite and wary gaze.’
  • 60) ‘There we had a room that looked straight onto the beach and the ocean beyond: idyllic.’
  • 61) ‘Beneath the waters of the Izu, the ocean floor is a glowing carpet of colour and variety.’
  • 62) ‘Mussels, for instance, hold themselves tight to the ocean floor using strong threads.’
  • 63) ‘Usually the organisms just dump the electrons onto iron or sulphate minerals on the ocean floor.’
  • 64) ‘How deep were you when you got out of your vehicle and did a solo walk on the ocean floor?’
  • 65) ‘Striding from the beach and into the ocean, Ikeda paused as waves lapped around his ankles.’
  • 66) ‘The normal-sense shears are confined to the gabbro block and may represent relict ocean floor faulting.’
  • 67) ‘The ocean floor isn't the only environment Schilling Robotics is targeting, however.’
  • 68) ‘The long grass ripple like the ocean waves under the surprisingly gentle sea breeze.’
  • 69) ‘I stood up, grabbing my jacket as protection against the soft ocean breeze.’
  • 70) ‘She turned fast and broke into a dead sprint across the ocean's surface.’
  • 71) ‘The Holy Qur' an is an ocean of divine knowledge.’
  • 72) ‘This image marks a time in history not only for Yes, but a passage in the oceans of time.’
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