American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Made or used for ocean voyages.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Sea-going; able to meet safely the dangers of ocean navigation.
- adj. nautical, of a vessel designed for use on ocean voyages
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. capable of crossing an ocean; used on the high seas; -- used mostly of ships.
- adj. used on the high seas
“International treaties prohibit the trade of killer whales - which are actually classified as oceangoing dolphins - without difficult-to-obtain exemption permits.”
“International treaties prohibit the trade of killer whales - which are actually classified as oceangoing dolphins - without special permits.”
“International treaties prohibit the trade of killer 'whales' - which are actually classified as oceangoing dolphins - without difficult-to-obtain exemption permits.”
“Union Pacific's international intermodal volume consists mainly of containerized goods shipped to West Coast ports on oceangoing freighters and then loaded onto trains.”
“Illustration by Brian Stauffer for The Wall Street Journal Some date the decline in Sherry's popularity to 1833, the year of the first oceangoing steamship.”
“Although Ayers has put his anxious oceangoing days behind him, the language of the sea has not let him go.”
“Flynn clearly wanted to recapture the romance of 19th century oceangoing sailing clippers.”
“Farther south in Louisiana, the high water also presents a challenge to pilots who guide oceangoing vessels into ports from New Orleans to Baton Rouge.”
“Damascus has been increasingly reliant on oceangoing vessels for arms shipments, because neighbors have been making air shipments difficult, according to U.S. and European officials.”
“The tanker Renda arrived just offshore from Nome on Friday with its cargo of fuel for the town, which was cut off from oceangoing supplies by waters that froze earlier than expected.”
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