sea·​scape | \ ˈsē-ˌskāp How to pronounce seascape (audio) \

Definition of seascape

1 : a view of the sea
2 : a picture representing a scene at sea

Examples of seascape in a Sentence

an artist known for her seascapes

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When good painting finally got traction, seascapes became, with landscapes, a natural, expressive subject. Brian T. Allen, National Review, "Silver Sailing Cups Recall Gilded Age Glamour and Sexuality," 29 June 2019 Upon arrival, set out to explore secluded land and seascapes. National Geographic, "Baja and the Sea of Cortez High School Expedition," 17 June 2019 Maier-Aichen’s seascape reveals itself to be both natural and metaphoric — profoundly so, given today’s slumping political environment. Christopher Knight,, "Natural landscapes turned noxious in photography on view at Blum & Poe," 22 June 2019 In one of the largest and most visually arresting pieces of the exhibition, Capote uses roughly 500,000 fishhooks to create a seascape that’s deceptively peaceful and calm until closer inspection. Ryan Patrick Hooper, Detroit Free Press, "Cranbrook's sprawling, ambitious 'Landlord Colors' exhibit connects Detroit to the world," 20 June 2019 There was a time when natives and art critics decried the sameness and pedestrian nature of seascapes and boats, boats, boats. James R. Carroll, USA TODAY, "Cape Ann, Massachusetts: A charming alternative to Cape Cod with sandy beaches and fried clams," 3 June 2019 Full-room experiences, like the beautiful underwater seascape of Tonandi, always felt clearly artificial. Adi Robertson, The Verge, "I tried Magic Leap and saw a flawed glimpse of mixed reality’s amazing potential," 8 Aug. 2018 Preliminary ferry data point to an extremely variable seascape in which the surface water is primarily corrosive in fall and winter, representing the most vulnerable time of year for species sensitive to ocean acidity. Laine Welch, Anchorage Daily News, "For Alaska sockeye salmon, record highs in Bristol Bay, record lows nearly everywhere else," 9 July 2018 Paula enjoyed painting seascapes and was close to her art teacher and dear friend Maureen Wilkinson. Hartford Courant,, "Paula C. Schmitt," 15 June 2018

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First Known Use of seascape

1792, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of seascape was in 1792

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English Language Learners Definition of seascape

: a picture or painting of the sea

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