Associations to the word «Oceanic»


OCEANIC, adjective. Of or relating to the ocean.
OCEANIC, adjective. Living in, produced by, or frequenting the ocean; pelagic.
OCEANIC, adjective. Resembling an ocean in vastness or extent.
OCEANIC, adjective. Of or pertaining to Oceania; Oceanian.
OCEANIC ABYSS, noun. A long, deep depression or trench in the ocean floor
OCEANIC TRENCH, noun. (geology) A hemispheric-scale long but narrow topographic depression of the seabed.
OCEANIC TRENCHES, noun. Plural of oceanic trench
OCEANIC WHITETIP SHARK, noun. A large pelagic shark, taxonomic name Carcharhinus longimanus, characterized by the white tips on the fin, often prone to attack humans.
OCEANIC WHITETIP SHARKS, noun. Plural of oceanic whitetip shark

Dictionary definition

OCEANIC, noun. An eastern subfamily of Malayo-Polynesian languages.
OCEANIC, adjective. Relating to or occurring or living in or frequenting the open ocean; "oceanic islands like Bermuda"; "oceanic currents"; "oceanic birds"; "pelagic organisms"; "pelagic whaling".
OCEANIC, adjective. Resembling the ocean in apparent limitlessness in extent or degree; "the oceanic violence of his rage".
OCEANIC, adjective. Constituting or living in the open sea; "oceanic waters"; "oceanic life".

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