HyperDic: sea

English > 3 senses of the word sea:
NOUNobjectseaa division of an ocean or a large body of salt water partially enclosed by land
quantitysea, oceananything apparently limitless in quantity or volume
phenomenonseaturbulent water with swells of considerable size
sea > pronunciation
Soundssiy'
Rhymesabsorbency ... Yangtze: 255 rhymes with siy...
English > sea: 3 senses > noun 1, object
MeaningA division of an ocean or a large body of salt water partially enclosed by land.
InstancesAdriatic, Adriatic SeaAn arm of the Mediterranean between Slovenia and Croatia and Montenegro and Albania on the east and Italy on the west
Aegean, Aegean SeaAn arm of the Mediterranean between Greece and Turkey
Arabian SeaA northwestern arm of the Indian Ocean between India and Arabia
Arafura SeaA part of the western Pacific Ocean to the north of Australia and to the south of New Guinea and the eastern islands of Indonesia
Baffin BayA body of water between Greenland and northeastern Canada
Baltic, Baltic SeaA sea in northern Europe
Barents SeaThe part of the Arctic Ocean to the north of Norway and Russia
Beaufort SeaPart of the Arctic Ocean to the northeast of Alaska
Bering SeaPart of the North Pacific between Alaska and Siberia
Bismarck SeaAn arm of the South Pacific to the southwest of the Bismarck Archipelago
Black Sea, Euxine SeaA sea between Europe and Asia
Caribbean, Caribbean SeaAn arm of the Atlantic Ocean between North and South America
Chukchi SeaPart of the Arctic Ocean just to the north of the Bering Strait
Coral SeaAn arm of the South Pacific to the northeast of Australia
East China SeaPart of the Pacific Ocean near eastern Asia
Greenland SeaPart of the Arctic Ocean to the north of Iceland
Hudson BayAn inland sea in northern Canada
Inland SeaAn arm of the Pacific Ocean in southern Japan
Ionian SeaAn arm of the Mediterranean Sea between western Greece and southern Italy
Irish SeaAn arm of the North Atlantic between Great Britain and Ireland
Kara SeaPart of the Arctic Ocean to the north of Siberia and to the east of the Barents Sea
Labrador SeaAn arm of the northern Atlantic between Labrador and southern Greenland
Laptev SeaPart of the Arctic Ocean to the north of Siberia (between the Taimyr Peninsula and the New Siberian Islands) that is icebound most of the year
Ligurian SeaAn arm of the Mediterranean between northwest Italy and Corsica
Marmara, Sea of Marmara, Marmara Denizi, Marmora, Sea of MarmoraAn inland sea in northwestern Turkey
Mediterranean, Mediterranean SeaThe largest inland sea
North SeaAn arm of the North Atlantic between the British Isles and Scandinavia
Norwegian SeaThe part of the Atlantic that lies off the Norwegian coast to the north of the North Sea
Red SeaA long arm of the Indian Ocean between northeast Africa and Arabia
Ross SeaAn arm of the southern Pacific Ocean in Antarctica
Sargasso SeaA vast area of the North Atlantic from the West Indies to the Azores that is dense with gulfweed
Sea of Japan, East SeaAn arm of the Pacific between China and Japan
Sea of OkhotskAn arm of the Pacific to the east of Asia
South China SeaA tropical arm of the Pacific Ocean near southeastern Asia subject to frequent typhoons
Tasman SeaAn arm of the southern Pacific Ocean between southeastern Australia and New Zealand
Timor SeaAn arm of the eastern Indian Ocean between Timor and northern Australia
Tyrrhenian SeaAn arm of the Mediterranean between Italy and the islands of Corsica and Sardinia and Sicily
Weddell SeaAn arm of the south Atlantic in Antarctica to the east of the Antarctic Peninsula
Yellow Sea, Huang HaiPart of the Pacific off the east coast of Asia
Part ofhydrosphereThe watery layer of the earth's surface
Partsbay, embaymentAn indentation of a shoreline larger / larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
gulfAn arm of a sea or ocean partly enclosed by land
inlet, recessAn arm off of a larger / larger body of water (often between rocky headlands)
NarrowerSouth SeaAny sea to the south of the equator (but especially the South Pacific)
Broaderbody of water, waterThe part of the earth's surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean)
Catalanmar, oceà
Spanishmar, océano
Adjectivesmarineof or relating to the sea
pelagicrelating to or occurring or living in or frequenting the open ocean
thalassicrelating to the seas, especially smaller or inland seas
English > sea: 3 senses > noun 2, quantity
MeaningAnything apparently limitless in quantity or volume.
Synonymocean
Broaderlarge indefinite quantity, large indefinite amountAn indefinite quantity that is above the average in size or magnitude
Catalanmar, oceà
Spanishmar, océano
English > sea: 3 senses > noun 3, phenomenon
Meaningturbulent water with swells of considerable size.
Example"heavy seas"
Narrowerhead seaA sea in which the waves are running directly against the course of the ship
Broaderturbulent flowFlow in which the velocity at any point varies erratically
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