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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Babes born under a water sign — Cancer, Scorpio, and Pisces — have a selection of beachy shades ranging from pearlescent seashell hues to oceanic blues.
The Chesapeake Bay is America’s largest estuary, a mixing bowl of oceanic salt water and the flow of the mid-Atlantic’s big rivers—the Susquehanna and Potomac, the Rappahannock and York, the James.
One male oceanic dolphin, for example, was seen carrying a dead calf, accompanied by two female dolphins off the coast of Hawaii.
Mackerel pickled in rhubarb juice and presented on a bed of potato with an herb emulsion and crispy barley was bracingly good, the fruity acidity brightening the oceanic tones of the fish.
The pilots were in contact with oceanic air traffic control.
The whirlpools are created by intersecting oceanic currents that are slightly warmer than the surrounding waters, allowing heat to penetrate more deeply than usual into the twilight zone.
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.
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