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Sea (IPA: /ˈsi/)


Sea (n.)

One of the larger bodies of salt water, less than an ocean, found on the earth's surface; a body of salt water of second rank, generally forming part of, or connecting with, an ocean or a larger sea; as, the Mediterranean Sea; the Sea of Marmora; the North Sea; the Carribean Sea.

Sea (n.)

An inland body of water, esp. if large or if salt or brackish; as, the Caspian Sea; the Sea of Aral; sometimes, a small fresh-water lake; as, the Sea of Galilee.

Sea (n.)

The ocean; the whole body of the salt water which covers a large part of the globe.

Sea (n.)

The swell of the ocean or other body of water in a high wind; motion of the water's surface; also, a single wave; a billow; as, there was a high sea after the storm; the vessel shipped a sea.

Sea (n.)

A great brazen laver in the temple at Jerusalem; -- so called from its size.

Sea (n.)

Fig.: Anything resembling the sea in vastness; as, a sea of glory.

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An acorn barnacle (Balanus).

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The European fifteen-spined stickleback (Gasterosteus spinachia); -- called also bismore.

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The European tanglefish, or pipefish (Syngnathus acus).

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See Drag sail, under 4th Drag.

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Any one of numerous species of soft-bodied Anthozoa, belonging to the order Actrinaria; an actinian.

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The thrasher shark.

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The sea otter.

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The fruit of a West Indian palm (Manicaria Plukenetii), often found floating in the sea.

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A squid of the genus Ommastrephes. See Squid.

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The seashore.

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A bank or mole to defend against the sea.

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A sea purse.

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A large marine food fish (Serranus, / Centropristis, atrarius) which abounds on the Atlantic coast of the United States. It is dark bluish, with black bands, and more or less varied with small white spots and blotches. Called also, locally, blue bass, black sea bass, blackfish, bluefish, and black perch.

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A California food fish (Cynoscion nobile); -- called also white sea bass, and sea salmon.

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See Batfish (a).

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Same as Florida bean.

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Any fur seal. See under Fur.

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The white bear.

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Any large marine mammal, as a seal, walrus, or cetacean.

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Large body of saline water

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Heraldic figure

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Genetic element in the species Mus musculus

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Protein-coding gene in the species Drosophila melanogaster

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Genus of insects

Sea Synonyms

Seagoing, Suboceanic, Shipboard, Overseas, Deep-sea, Oceangoing, Seafaring, Subocean, Oceanic, Oversea, Offshore

Sea Synonyms

Ocean

Sea (Last Name / Surname)

Sea is the #26,576 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 917 people had that surname.

Spanish Translation

Sea in Spanish is Mar

Tagalog Translation

Sea in Tagalog is Dagat

Example Sentence (Quote)

" "When times are stable, and the sea is calm and secure, no one is really tested ."" - T. B. Joshua

Example Sentence (Quote)

".. .like a ship, clean and trim on a dirty sea of pox and camel-dung." - Anthony Burgess

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A band of men left for dead in a flaming sea and their epic heroism and survival!" - PT 109 (film)

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A drop of knowledge is more powerful than a sea of force." - Knowledge

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A ruddy drop of manly blood The surging sea outweighs; The world uncertain comes and goes, The lover rooted stays." - Love


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