HyperDic: ocean

English > 2 senses of the word ocean:
NOUNobjectoceana large body of water constituting a principal part of the hydrosphere
quantityocean, seaanything apparently limitless in quantity or volume
ocean > pronunciation
Soundsow'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > ocean: 2 senses > noun 1, object
MeaningA large body of water constituting a principal part of the hydrosphere.
Category ofbody of water, waterThe part of the earth's surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean)
shoreThe land along the edge of a body of water
InstancesAntarctic OceanThe southern waters surrounding Antarctica
Arctic Oceanice covered waters surrounding the North Pole
Atlantic, Atlantic OceanThe 2nd largest ocean
Indian OceanThe 3rd largest ocean
Pacific, Pacific OceanThe largest ocean in the world
Part ofhydrosphereThe watery layer of the earth's surface
Narrowerdeepliterary term for an ocean
Broaderbody of water, waterThe part of the earth's surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean)
Spanishmar, océano
Catalanoceà
Adjectivesoceanicrelating to or occurring or living in or frequenting the open ocean
oceanicconstituting or living in the open sea
transoceanicon or from the other side of an ocean
English > ocean: 2 senses > noun 2, quantity
MeaningAnything apparently limitless in quantity or volume.
Synonymsea
Broaderlarge indefinite quantity, large indefinite amountAn indefinite quantity that is above the average in size or magnitude
Spanishmar, océano
Catalanmar, oceà
Adjectivesoceanicresembling the ocean in apparent limitlessness in extent or degree

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