Associations to the word «Ocean»

Pictures for the word «Ocean»


OCEAN, noun. (countable) One of the five large bodies of water separating the continents.
OCEAN, noun. (uncountable) Water belonging to an ocean.
OCEAN, noun. (figuratively) An immense expanse; any vast space or quantity without apparent limits.
OCEAN, proper noun. A female given name of modern usage.
OCEAN CURRENT, noun. Any more or less permanent or continuous, directed movement of water that flows in one of the Earth's oceans.
OCEAN DUMPING, noun. The act of disposing of waste (especially nuclear waste) in a deep section of the ocean.
OCEAN LINER, noun. (nautical) a narrow-beam passenger ship designed for high speed trans-oceanic travel
OCEAN LINERS, noun. Plural of ocean liner
OCEAN LORE, noun. Alternative form of ocean-lore
OCEAN RANCHING, noun. A type of aquaculture, used mainly in culturing Pacific salmon, wherein juvenile fish are hatched and reared, released to mature in the open ocean, and caught when they return as adults to spawn.
OCEAN STATE, proper noun. A nickname of Rhode Island
OCEAN SUNFISH, noun. A fish of the species Mola mola.
OCEAN TRAMP, noun. Alternative term for tramp steamer

Dictionary definition

OCEAN, noun. A large body of water constituting a principal part of the hydrosphere.
OCEAN, noun. Anything apparently limitless in quantity or volume.

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