Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of ocean.
  • noun all seven seas

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Examples

  • Y larvae, or facetotectans, are found amongst marine plankton in oceans from the poles to the tropics.

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  • The acidification of the oceans is a very important and underplayed story.

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  • Anyone who can admire our oceans is admiring the most deadly force on the planet … and they are still no less awesome to behold.

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  • In huge reservoirs, which we call oceans, the earth's waters are stored for our use.

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  • Earth, the planet on which we live, is a mighty globe bounded by a crust of rock many miles in thickness; the great volumes of water which we call our oceans lie in the deeper hollows of the crust.

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  • This is particularly the case with those dark spots which we call oceans, the contours of which sometimes undergo modifications in matters of detail which are quite unmistakable.

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  • Many people think that the biggest source of pollution in the oceans is oil spilled from ships, but most marine pollution is litter that starts out on land ... albatrosses fly hundreds, sometimes thousands of miles in search of food for their chicks.

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  • Many people think that the biggest source of pollution in the oceans is oil spilled from ships, but most marine pollution is litter that starts out on land ... albatrosses fly hundreds, sometimes thousands of miles in search of food for their chicks.

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  • One of the main problems humans are causing to destroy our oceans is chemical contamination.

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  • After all, 97% of the world 's water is found in oceans but is undrinkable because of its high salt content.

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