Examples of oceanic in a Sentence
the theory that ancient mariners took advantage of oceanic currents to roam the seas on primitive rafts
during his solo crossing of the Atlantic he managed to avoid the fierce oceanic storms that rage in those tropical latitudes
Recent Examples of oceanic from the Web
In Mexico’s case, an oceanic plate — the Cocos — is gradually sinking beneath a continental plate — the North American.
Even eliminating all subsidies, not just those which finance dodgy activities, will not on its own spare the oceanic commons from tragedy; to achieve that, other controls are necessary, such as more quotas or marine protected areas.
The oceanic monument was created last year by the Obama administration under the federal Antiquities Act.
Back on terra firma or, to be specific, the thrusting oceanic mountain hideaway so splendidly represented by Skellig Michael, Rey finds Luke in a singularly depressive state, ready to call it a day where jedi and the force are concerned.
La Niña is an oceanic pattern of cooling that is the flip side of the Alaska-warming El Nino.
Soon, the landscape turned more oceanic, with cliffs hemmed by pine and leafy forests.
Plus, one editor breaks down why diving to see the ocean's wonders is not only an awe-inspiring experience but an important one, as coral and oceanic diversity continues to be threatened by rising sea temperatures.
Unlike deep sea fish, crabs and scorpions can walk on land, so Pisces’ partnership with these fellow water signs can be simultaneously emotionally rewarding and extremely grounding for oceanic Pisces.
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First Known Use of oceanic
astronomical (also astronomic), bumper, colossal, cosmic (also cosmical), elephantine, enormous, galactic, gargantuan, giant, gigantic, grand, herculean, heroic (also heroical), huge, humongous (also humungous), immense, jumbo, king-size (or king-sized), leviathan, mammoth, massive, mega, mighty, monster, monstrous, monumental, mountainous, planetary, prodigious, super, supersize, supersized, titanic, tremendous, vast, vasty, walloping, whacking, whopping;
bantam, bitty, diminutive, infinitesimal, little bitty, micro, microminiature, microscopic (also microscopical), midget, miniature, minuscule, minute, pocket, pygmy, teensy, teensy-weensy, teeny, teeny-weeny, tiny, wee;
big, bulky, considerable, extensive, good, goodly, great, gross, handsome, hefty, hulking, largish, major, outsize (also outsized), overgrown, oversize (or oversized), sizable (or sizeable), substantial, tidy, voluminous;
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