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ocean

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CIDE DICTIONARY

oceann. [F. océan, L. oceanus, Gr. 'wkeano`s ocean, in Homer, the great river supposed to encompass the earth.].
  •  The whole body of salt water which covers more than three fifths of the surface of the globe; -- called also the sea, or great sea.  [1913 Webster]
    "Like the odor of brine from the ocean
    Comes the thought of other years.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  One of the large bodies of water into which the great ocean is regarded as divided, as the Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, Arctic and Antarctic oceans.  [1913 Webster]
  •  An immense expanse; any vast space or quantity without apparent limits; as, the boundless ocean of eternity; an ocean of affairs.  Locke.  [1913 Webster]
    "You're gonna need an ocean
    Of calamine lotion.
    "  [PJC]
oceana. 
     Of or pertaining to the main or great sea; as, the ocean waves; an ocean stream.  Milton.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

ocean, n.
1 a a large expanse of sea, esp. each of the main areas called the Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, Arctic, and Antarctic Oceans. b these regarded cumulatively as the body of water surrounding the land of the globe.
2 (usu. prec. by the) the sea.
3 (often in pl.) a very large expanse or quantity of anything (oceans of time).

Idiom
ocean-going (of a ship) able to cross oceans. ocean tramp a merchant ship, esp. a steamer, running on no regular line or route.
Derivative
oceanward adv. (also -wards).
Etymology
ME f. OF occean f. L oceanus f. Gk okeanos stream encircling the earth's disc, Atlantic

DEVIL DICTIONARY

ocean

n. A body of water occupying about two-thirds of a world made for man -- who has no gills.

THESAURUS

ocean

abundance, acres, bags, barrels, blue, brine, briny, bushel, copiousness, countlessness, deep, drink, flood, gobs, high seas, load, loads, lots, main, mass, mountain, much, multitude, numerousness, oceans, oodles, peck, plenitude, plenty, plethora, profusion, quantities, quantity, scads, sea, spate, superabundance, superfluity, the briny, the deep, the depths, tons, volume, world, worlds

ROGET THESAURUS

ocean

Ocean

N sea, ocean, main, deep, brine, salt water, waves, billows, high seas, offing, great waters, watery waste, vasty deep, wave, tide, hydrography, hydrographer, Neptune, Poseidon, Thetis, Triton, Naiad, Nereid, sea nymph, Siren, trident, dolphin, oceanic, marine, maritime, pelagic, pelagian, seagoing, hydrographic, bathybic, cotidal, at sea, on sea, afloat.


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