sea·scape | \ ˈsē-ˌskāp \

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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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 That set is dominated by an upstage wall of painted glass with revolving panels, lighted by Jason Fassl in lurid and shifting colors suggesting a phantasmagorical Turner seascape. Mike Fischer, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Door County theaters add stories and sparkle to summer nights," 11 July 2018 Trade brought the continents together and created a seascape around the Pacific basin that included places like Acapulco, Manila and the coast of California. Time Staff, Time, "The 25 Moments From American History That Matter Right Now," 28 June 2018 The gallery wall includes a seascape by Crocker and an abstract by Jamie Wolf, who founded the Cotuit Center for the Arts. Marni Elyse Katz,, "Once a sea captain’s cottage, this Cotuit fixer-upper brings on the charm," 15 June 2018 Inoue achieves some wonderful wide-screen imagery here, finding various ways to frame the boat against seascapes as well as numerous compositions of the men onboard. Ben Sachs, Chicago Reader, "Film / Foreign Discover the work of noted Japanese genre director Umetsugu Inoue," 30 May 2018 After being outbid on two seascape paintings, Arbuckle went home empty-handed, though. Grace Dickinson,, "Campbell heiress Dodo Hamilton's home goods bring in $4.9 million at auction in a near sell-out," 1 May 2018 Clay sculptures made by fifth-grade students of sea creatures -- including a snake, a crab and a snail -- are mounted on a paper seascape background. Mary Jane Brewer,, "H.G. Blake Elementary School student artwork displayed at Medina Library," 21 Apr. 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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