oceanic

4 ENTRIES FOUND:

oce·an·ic

adjective \ˌō-shē-ˈa-nik\

Definition of OCEANIC

1
a :  of or relating to the ocean
b :  occurring in or frequenting the ocean and especially the open sea as distinguished from littoral or neritic waters
2
:  vast, great

Examples of OCEANIC

  1. <the theory that ancient mariners took advantage of oceanic currents to roam the seas on primitive rafts>
  2. <during his solo crossing of the Atlantic he managed to avoid the fierce oceanic storms that rage in those tropical latitudes>

First Known Use of OCEANIC

1656

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