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
Most other rocket makers discard their boosters in the ocean.
Rocket makers typically discard their leftover boosters in the ocean.
The only downside: Losing these in the ocean might literally break your heart.
The boat sank but Nathan was able to jump on a life raft and float in the ocean for seven days until he was rescued by a passing ship off the coast of Martha’s Vineyard.
Open ocean has a warming effect on the land around it.
An Oregon panel tasked with finding ways to address the rising carbon dioxide levels in the ocean meets for the first time Thursday.
Like the first step into a massive saltwater swimming pool, the continental shelf off the Atlantic coast extends some 100 miles out to sea, where, along a ridge line, the ocean floor plunges from a few hundred feet to more than a mile deep.
The damage to the ice is being done not just from above, as the planet’s air warms, but from below, as its oceans do too.
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Origin and Etymology of ocean
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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