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
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The key to the team's finding, which was published in April in Geology, is a novel method that uses uranium measurements in rocks to infer ancient oceanic oxygen levels.
The lava at these volcanoes, formed from molten oceanic crust, is runny and fluid.
Among the simpler dishes, a toothsome bucatini pasta with a golden cream sauce showed off the oceanic depth of sea urchin and crab.
Fresh kombu seaweed — a flavorful, oceanic overlay that imparts umami and important minerals such as iron and calcium to the broth — was foraged that morning from Carmet Beach, also in Bodega.
In one chapel, visitors fell into a hush: Maria Callas was singing Ave Maria and a mannequin-bride in an oceanic, unadorned Balenciaga wedding gown bowed her head beneath Christ on the Cross.
Miso soup, diaphanous tissues of seaweed fluttering in its depths, is straightforward, a warming umami generator, its oceanic dashi base priming the palate for sea meat.
The projects cover fields ranging from carbon stocking to studying the oceanic effects of melting icecaps.
The exhibit is near the entrance, next to the penguin house, and is essentially finished except for installation of informational signs and a giant oceanic painting by students at the Kansas City Art Institute.
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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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