What is sea?

  • (noun): Turbulent water with swells of considerable size.
    Example: "Heavy seas"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Sea

A sea is a large body of saline water that may be connected with an ocean or may be a large saline lake that, like the Caspian Sea, lacks a natural outlet. Sometimes the terms sea and ocean are used synonymously.

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Quartermaster - Scouting
... The Quartermaster Award is also the highest rank in the Sea Scouts, BSA, an older youth (13-21) co-ed program ... A Quartermaster (Kwartiermeester) is in the Netherlands the assistant patrol leader of a Sea Scout patrol (Bak), in Flanders it is the patrol leader of a Sea Scout patrol (Kwartier) ...
Philistines - Origins
... suggested that the Casluhite Philistines formed part of the "Sea Peoples" who repeatedly attacked Egypt during the later Nineteenth Dynasty ... of the outcome of the battles in Year 8 is the description of the fate of the Sea Peoples ... us that, having brought the imprisoned Sea Peoples to Egypt, he "settled them in strongholds, bound in my name ...
Crete - Physical Geography
... island in Greece and the second largest in the eastern Mediterranean Sea (after Cyprus) ... It is located in the southern part of the Aegean Sea separating the Aegean from the Libyan Sea ...
Maritime Archaeology - Integrating Land and Sea
... As a result, marine channels, navigable rivers and sea crossings formed the trade routes of historic and ancient civilisations ... For example, the Mediterranean Sea was known to the Romans as the inner sea because the Roman empire spread around its coasts ... Wars were fought at sea over the control of important resources ...
Amber Road
... Asia and back, and from northern Africa to the Baltic Sea ... An important raw material, amber was transported from the North Sea and Baltic Sea coasts overland by way of the Vistula and Dnieper rivers to Italy, Greece, the Black ... land of the Boii (modern Czech Republic and Slovakia) to the head of the Adriatic Sea (modern Gulf of Venice) ...

More definitions of "sea":

  • (noun): Anything apparently limitless in quantity or volume.
    Synonyms: ocean
  • (adj): Relating to or characteristic of or occurring on the sea or ships.
    Example: "Sea stories"; "sea smells"; "sea traffic"
  • (noun): A division of an ocean or a large body of salt water partially enclosed by land.

Famous quotes containing the word sea:

    The human heart is like a ship on a stormy sea driven about by winds blowing from all four corners of heaven.
    Martin Luther (1483–1546)

    Then the LORD said to Moses, “Stretch out your hand over the sea, so that the water may come back upon the Egyptians, upon their chariots and chariot drivers.” So Moses stretched out his hand over the sea, and at dawn the sea returned to its normal depth. As the Egyptians fled before it, the LORD tossed the Egyptians into the sea.
    Bible: Hebrew, Exodus 14:26,27.

    Through the hollow globe, a ring
    of frayed rusty scrapiron,
    is it the sea that shines?
    Is it a road at the world’s edge?
    Denise Levertov (b. 1923)