as in marine
of or relating to the sea the theory that ancient mariners took advantage of oceanic currents to roam the seas on primitive rafts

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as in deep-sea
of, relating to, or occurring in the open sea during his solo crossing of the Atlantic he managed to avoid the fierce oceanic storms that rage in those tropical latitudes

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“Oceanic.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/oceanic. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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