sea fire


Definition of sea fire

: marine bioluminescence

Examples of sea fire in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Back in early October, ships in the Caspian sea fired 26 missiles at 11 targets in north and northwest Syria. Joe Pappalardo, Popular Mechanics, "What a U.S.-Russian War in Syria Could Look Like," 9 Oct. 2015

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First Known Use of sea fire

1814, in the meaning defined above

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“Sea fire.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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