Recent Examples of seawater from the Web
Inside the tanks, chlorine is added to the seawater to get rid of any harmful pathogens.
The Crystal struck the Fitzgerald at 1:30 a.m. Dozens of sailors — awakened in one quickly-flooding berth — raced in the dark to escape, as seawater rushed in.
Instead, the methane dissolves in seawater and is consumed by bacteria that convert it to carbon dioxide.
As every sailor will tell you, almost anything immersed in seawater for long enough will be settled by living creatures.
Using photovoltaic solar panels, the project takes in seawater and pushes it through a 6-inch-thick cardboard filter system at the greenhouse’s walls.
When the test was paused, seawater mixed with crude oil residue flowed backward through the pipes, discharging into water at the port.
Now, marine ecologists working off the coast of the Antarctic Peninsula have shown that a sudden 1°C rise in seawater temperature—a change expected to arrive within half a century—drastically alters ocean communities.
There will certainly be no imminent collapse and unquestionably no direct effect on sea level because the iceberg is already afloat and displacing its own weight in seawater.
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First Known Use of seawater
before 12th century
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