seawater

noun sea·wa·ter \ ˈsē-ˌwȯ-tər , -ˌwä- \
Updated on: 16 May 2018

Definition of seawater

: water in or from the sea

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First Known Use of seawater

before 12th century

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Definition of seawater for English Language Learners

  • : water in or from the sea


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seawater

noun sea·wa·ter \ ˈsē-ˌwȯ-tər , -ˌwä- \

Definition of seawater for Students

: water in or from the sea


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