[ noun ] (geography) a division of an ocean or a large body of salt water partially enclosed by land
Used in print(Frank Oppenheimer, "Science and Fear-- A Discussion...)
Will advances in human sciences help us build social_structures and governments which will enable us to cope_with people as_effectively_as the primitive combination of protein and nucleic_acid built a structure of molecules which enabled it to adapt to a sea of molecular interaction ?(J. F. Vedder, "Micrometeorites", in Francis S. J...)
The cores of deep sea sediments and content of collectors in remote regions are valuable in this category .
A measure of the total mass accretion of meteoritic material by the Earth is obtained from analyses of deep sea sediments and dust collected in remote regions ( Pettersson , 1960 ) .(Clayton C. Barbeau, The Ikon....)
Where their sharp edges seemed restless as sea waves thrusting themselves upward in angry motion , Papa-san sat glacier like , his smooth solidity , his very immobility defying all the turmoil about him .(Howard Fast, April Morning....)
Rank after rank of them came_down the road , and the faces were all the same , and they walked in a sea of dust .
body_of_water Aegean Hudson_Bay Arabian_Sea South_Sea Mediterranean Caribbean Ligurian_Sea North_Sea Greenland_Sea Norwegian_Sea Sea_of_Okhotsk Sea_of_Japan timor_sea barents_sea labrador_sea sargasso_sea Red_Sea South_China_Sea East_China_Sea weddell_sea Bering_Sea Yellow_Sea Beaufort_Sea Ionian_Sea Baltic Adriatic Marmara Black_Sea Tyrrhenian_Sea Coral_Sea irish_sea Bismarck_Sea ross_sea tasman_sea arafura_sea baffin_bay inland_sea kara_sea laptev_sea hydrosphere bay cove gulf
[ noun ] anything apparently limitless in quantity or volume
Used in print(Helen Hooven Santmyer, "There Were Fences"...)
One looked down on a sea of leaves , a breaking wave of flower .
From above one could only occasionally catch_a_glimpse of life on the floor of this green sea : a neighbor 's gingham skirt flashing into sight for an instant on the path beneath her grape-arbor , or the movement of hands above a clothesline and the flutter of garments hung there , half-way down the block .
[ adjective ] (nautical) relating to or characteristic of or occurring on the sea or ships
"sea stories" "sea smells" "sea traffic"
Used in print(L. Don Leet and Florence J. Leet, editors, The World of...)
An ordinary sea wave is rarely more than a_few hundred feet long from crest to crest - no longer than 320 feet in the Atlantic or 1000 feet in the Pacific .
[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 17150