oceanic oceanic  /ˌoʊ ʃi ˈæ nɪk/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an eastern subfamily of Malayo-Polynesian languages
  2. (adj) relating to or occurring or living in or frequenting the open ocean
  3. (adj) resembling the ocean in apparent limitlessness in extent or degree
  4. (adj) constituting or living in the open sea

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Usage(s):

  1. But for trans-oceanic flights, and long-car trips with the kids, the LS86 is the way to go.
  2. As they melt, the bergs are releasing that highly nutritious dust, which feeds phytoplankton, a microscopic form of oceanic plant life on which shrimplike krill feed.
  3. A 2006 study published in the journal Science predicted that the current rate of commercial fishing would virtually empty the world's oceanic stocks by 2050.

News

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    +Crosby, Chiles, Cripe attend NOAA fish fry The 38th annual National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fish Fry, held June 5, in Washington, D.C., featured Mote Marine Laboratory’s farm-raised caviar and Siberian sturgeon produced at Mote’s 200-acre Aquaculture Park in eastern Sarasota County.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Longboat Observer

  2. Cameron encourages oceanic research - Wed, 12 Jun 2013 PST

    Director James Cameron told a Senate panel Tuesday that federal partnerships in oceanic research are vital to understanding the oceans’ role in climate change. Cameron’s Hollywood appeal – he directed “Titanic,” “The Terminator,” “The Abyss” and “Aliens,” among others – drew a large crowd to the hearing of the Senate Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries and Coast Guard, but his work in ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Spokesman-Review

  3. Oceanic Announces Results of Process and Product Optimization Study

    Oceanic Iron Ore Corp. announces that it has received the results of its study for the optimization of product and process for its Hopes Advance project from Met-Chem Canada Inc. with the associated laboratory ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "Ocracoke is my favorite getaway beach," Leatherman said in a statement. "Only swim when lifeguards are on duty, which is true for any oceanic beach. The best time to visit the Outer Banks for families with small children is in June or July,...
    on Jun 8, 2007 By: Stephen Leatherman Source: KETV.com

  2. "It's almost a month since Labor promised that The Oceanic Viking would be out on the high seas - weeks and weeks later the ship has still not caught up with the Japanese fleet," Mr Hunt told AAP. "Greenpeace is having to do the Australian...
    on Jan 12, 2008 By: Greg Hunt Source: The Australian

  3. "We haven't heard from them yet but we understand they're safe on the Oceanic Viking," Mr Watson told Seven Network. "We're very grateful to the Australian government for assisting on that. The Japanese did not want to transfer the men...
    on Jan 17, 2008 By: Paul Watson Source: The West Australian

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