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.

Frozen salt water is transformed into "sea ice"; this occurs below the freezing point of pure water—at about −1.8 °C (28.8 °F).

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Famous quotes containing the word sea:

    The sea was wet as wet could be,
    The sands were dry as dry.
    You could not see a cloud, because
    No cloud was in the sky:
    No birds were flying overhead—
    There were no birds to fly.
    Lewis Carroll [Charles Lutwidge Dodgson] (1832–1898)

    Wild roses, at your back porch, break their blood,
    And bud to test surprises of sea air,
    Howard Moss (b. 1922)

    us burning plains,
    Bristled with cities, us the sea received.
    Matthew Arnold (1822–1888)