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adjective as in marine

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Over the past half-century, oceanic sharks and rays have diminished around the globe, an international team of scientists reported on January 27 in the journal Nature.

Meanwhile, below the oceans are thin but dense oceanic crusts.

As they left the Auckland Islands, two whales visited other oceanic islands—skirting around Macquarie Island and visiting Campbell Island.

It comes with this oceanic feeling that you’re in this giant ocean of existence, and that life is a celebration.

Each of these extreme weather events was the result of a particular set of atmospheric — and in the case of Laura, oceanic — conditions.

John Luther Adams lives up to the title of his composition, capturing an oceanic torrent of sound in an awe-inspiring performance.

Rarely so personal, death was more often oceanic and everywhere.

These, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, are the worst storms ever to hit the U.S.

He falls deep into oceanic silence, interrupted only by the sound of Adele (singing a mediocre Bond anthem), and you know what?

Biologists with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration doing field research on endangered species?

The hundred-fathom line lies far beyond them; these waters, though thoroughly oceanic in character, are not oceanic in depth.

With the exception of the occupants of the Malayan Peninsula, all the Oceanic population occupy islands.

We continued to have the southern oceanic birds accompany us and a few whales.

My feet stand on the oceanic watershed, my eyes roam over this huge system, which I love as my own possession.

Lake Huron charms the eye, with the view of its freshness and oceanic expanse.


On this page you'll find 28 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to oceanic, such as: aquatic, pelagic, seafaring, coastal, maritime, and nautical.

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