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
Kurtz used colored pencils to depict a parrot, bright flowers, Tiki totems, and a beautiful sunset over the ocean.
The ocean has been eyed as a panacea for California’s perpetual trials with drought.
But the fault buried under the ocean is not the only one that threatens the metro area.
Set on a three-quarter-acre lot, the Tuscan-style villa has the highest vantage in the neighborhood and views extending as far as the ocean.
For the world’s oceans, that loss would be catastrophic.
The two homes that are complete—a third is in the process of being built, and two others will be custom-built for those who buy beachfront property—have front doors that open to a view of the ocean across the living room.
From this high up, looking out past the beach, toward the ocean, things don't look so bad.
While specific causes have not been identified, the department is confident that our statewide downturn in productivity can point directly back at smolt survival after entering the ocean.
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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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