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  1. seanoun


  2. seanoun

    A large body of salty water. (Major seas are known as oceans.)


  3. seanoun

    A large number or quantity; a vast amount.

    A sea of faces stared back at the singer.


Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. sea

    ocean, deep, main

    shore, land

Princeton's WordNet

  1. seanoun

    a division of an ocean or a large body of salt water partially enclosed by land


  2. ocean, seanoun

    anything apparently limitless in quantity or volume


  3. seanoun

    turbulent water with swells of considerable size

    "heavy seas"


Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. seanoun

    ocean, main, the deep, the great deep, great sea, high sea

  2. seanoun

    wave, billow

  3. seanoun

    manatee, lamantine

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. SEA

    Single European Act of 1987

  2. SEA

    State Educational Agency

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  1. Friederike Otto:

    The second thing is that sea levels have risen, this means that storm floods, which also occur during such storms,( are) higher and therefore lead to greater damage than there would be without climate change.

  2. Catherine Bradshaw:

    With the big ice sheet on Antarctica like we have today, the predominant winds are known as katabatic winds, and these go from the land to the sea, they originate from the ice sheet where it is very high, very cold and very dry -- in fact Antarctica receives only a few inches of snowfall a year and is so dry it is classified as a desert.

  3. Jason Collins:

    If you're training to work on an oil rig, it's much safer to have that experience in the virtual world rather than the North Sea, as well as saving you time and materials.

  4. Ioannis Theotokas:

    It's no coincidence that soon after the Ever Given incident, Russia made comments of the attractiveness of alternative routes, namely the Northern Sea Route.

  5. Elinor Raikes:

    The EU's decision to withdraw the naval assets in Operation Sophia that provided a vital role in saving lives at sea has meant that thousands more people find themselves trapped in detention centers like Tajoura, detention is not the answer to the protection of people on the move and European Union and the US must find alternative and sustainable solutions for the most vulnerable people.

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