Definition for ocean

noun as in very large body of water

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And, by warming the oceans, climate change is also setting the stage for supercharged storms, scientists say.

So, while local materials may have delivered the bulk of Earth’s water, the oceans were likely topped off a bit later by collisions with remote space rocks.

In particular, models have a hard time reproducing what happens to an MJO when it hits Southeast Asia’s mix of islands and ocean known as the Maritime Continent.

Your house in the redwoods, by the creek and ocean, lasted nearly 19 years.

The regular eruption of volcanoes along the rift and new insights into the break up of continents adds to the belief that the continent may be splitting to form a new ocean.

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These brave souls took an icy dip in the ocean to ring in 2015 and raise money for charity.

Miles of Soviet era housing projects sat along on the ocean.

Fidel jumped out and hopped into the ocean without getting wet.

Opposite is a red-brick monastery leaning like an ocean liner in the snow.

The real story of who killed bin Laden may have gone to the bottom of the ocean or been plowed back into the dirt in Abbottabad.

They are so rich in harmony, so weird, so wild, that when you hear them you are like a sea-weed cast upon the bosom of the ocean.

His soul was tossed on the billows of a tempestuous ocean, in the midst of which he saw his father perishing.

Monsieur Farival thought that Victor should have been taken out in mid-ocean in his earliest youth and drowned.

But this port (to obviate misunderstanding) is not on the Ocean lying eastward, but on that gulf which I have called French bay.

The common law is therefore always slowly changing like the ocean and is never at rest.


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On this page you'll find 35 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ocean, such as: sea, tide, blue, brine, briny, and briny deep.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.