open ocean

Definition of open ocean

  1. :  an area of ocean that is far from land fish caught in the open ocean

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  having no enclosing or confining barrier :  accessible on all or nearly all sides

    :  being in a position or adjustment to permit passage :  not shut or locked

    :  having a barrier (as a door) so adjusted as to allow passage

  1. :  to move (as a door) from a closed position

    :  to make available for entry or passage by turning back (as a barrier) or removing (as a cover or an obstruction)

    :  to make available for or active in a regular function

  1. :  opening

    :  open and unobstructed space: such as

    :  open air

  1. :  the whole body of salt water that covers nearly three fourths of the surface of the earth

    :  any of the large bodies of water (as the Atlantic Ocean) into which the great ocean is divided

    :  a very large or unlimited space or quantity

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