oceangoing oceangoing  /ˈoʊ ʃən ˌɡoʊ ɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) used on the high seas

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. With more than 300 oceangoing vessels and a crew of nearly 30,000 men, Zheng He helped transform China into the region's, and perhaps the world's, 15th century superpower.
  2. Once they exceed a pachydermous 250,000 tonsabout four times the size of the Queen Elizabeth 2, for example oceangoing oil carriers are classified as supertankers.
  3. Several months before, Pistone had borrowed a white yacht from a fellow agent for an oceangoing party to impress Lefty and his Mafia pals.

News

  1. A whale of a show: Krill bloom draws blues and humpbacks to Monterey bay

    MOSS LANDING -- Drawn by an abundance of food, pods of whales are frolicking across Monterey Bay, delighting oceangoing whale-watchers who spent the weekend thrilled by one of nature s greatest shows.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: El Cerrito Journal

  2. A whale of a show: Krill bloom draws blues and humpbacks to bay

    MOSS LANDING -- Drawn by an abundance of food, pods of whales are frolicking across Monterey Bay, delighting oceangoing whale-watchers who spent the weekend thrilled by one of nature's greatest shows.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Santa Cruz Sentinel

Quotes

  • "It's our duty to protect the health of our children, people with asthma and all the people of this community from ship and port pollution," Boxer said. "Oceangoing ships are subject to international standards, but these standards require...
    on Aug 9, 2007 By: Barbara Boxer Source: Long Beach Press-Telegram

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