high sea


: the open part of a sea or ocean especially outside territorial waters
usually used in plural

Examples of high sea in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Interestingly, technology is what will distinguish this cat from others on the high seas. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 16 May 2024 Jackson stars in the medical procedural as Max, the physician aboard a high-end cruise ship on the high seas tasked with providing care for guests. Erin Jensen, USA TODAY, 14 May 2024 Hence the University of Arizona’s prediction for an extremely active hurricane season, combined with very high sea surface temperatures in the Atlantic to fuel the storms. Matt Simon, WIRED, 2 May 2024 So, just you and the high seas with nothing in between them. Vinod Sreeharsha, Miami Herald, 2 May 2024 The Italian marque, which already has a high-tech 70-foot trimaran on the high seas, has developed a new all-electric powerboat with marine tech company Vita. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 16 Apr. 2024 However, the growing certainty of La Niña and the record high sea surface temperatures in the Atlantic are raising early interest in its impact on the upcoming season. Jim Foerster, Forbes, 29 Mar. 2024 On top of that, Palm Beach Vitruvius will look plenty elegant on the high seas. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 20 Mar. 2024 The industry newcomer, founded by former VW Group chief strategy officer Michael Jost, just unveiled a high-performance electric RIB capable of soaring across the high seas at breakneck speeds. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 25 Mar. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of high sea was before the 12th century

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“High sea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/high%20sea. Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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