Examples of ocean in a Sentence
We've sailed across hundreds of miles of ocean.
the Pacific and Indian oceans
Recent Examples of ocean from the Web
Bloomberg QuickTake explains the looming crisis of overfishing our oceans.
Global warming raises sea levels through a one-two combination: The higher temperatures melt glaciers, adding more water to the oceans, while the extra heat expands that water.
Researchers first detected the AMO in ocean temperature measurements spanning the past 150 years.
As mentioned above, hurricanes feed and grow on warm ocean surface waters.
The aquarium would have displays on the Amazon rain forest, a tropical reef and ocean ecosystems.
Hm, OK, Areola has now moved from behind said rock and is walking through the ocean... ...which can only mean that his mermaid tail has turned into real human legs.
A dead spacecraft carrying stowaway microbes could contaminate icy Enceladus, a moon Cassini showed us has a salty ocean and the potential for life.
Think back to the time when Kim lost her diamond earring in the ocean, or when Kylie thought the pig Mama Kris got her was a chicken.
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Origin and Etymology of ocean
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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Definition of ocean for English Language Learners
: the salt water that covers much of the Earth's surface
: one of the five large areas of salt water that cover much of the Earth's surface
: a very large number or amount of something
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Definition of ocean for Students
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