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oceanography

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noun ocean·og·ra·phy \ˌō-shə-ˈnä-grə-fē\

Simple Definition of oceanography

  • : a science that studies the ocean

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of oceanography

  1. :  a science that deals with the oceans and includes the delimitation of their extent and depth, the physics and chemistry of their waters, marine biology, and the exploitation of their resources

oceanographer play \-fər\ noun
oceanographic play \-nə-ˈgra-fik\ also oceanographical play \-fi-kəl\ adjective
oceanographically play \-fi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Origin of oceanography

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1859


OCEANOGRAPHY Defined for Kids

oceanography

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noun ocean·og·ra·phy \ˌō-shə-ˈnä-grə-fē\

Definition of oceanography for Students

  1. :  a science that deals with the ocean





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