Searobin Seascape

Seas

Meanings and phrases

freedom of the seas

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n.
  1. the right of merchant ships to travel freely in international waters

seven seas

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n.
  1. an informal expression for all of the oceans of the world

high seas

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E.g.
  • Fodah also produced of rainfall, as well as high seas.
  • None of these Civil War craft ever sailed on the high seas.
  • The others escaped over the high seas.

rough seas

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E.g.
  • The ships had struck a reef and run aground during rough seas.
  • In mainland Japan, two people drowned after being swept away by rough seas.
  • The last was Sa Fuimaono, who drowned after saving a teenager from rough seas.

heavy seas

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E.g.
  • Rescue operations were hampered by heavy seas and sharks.
  • A thirty mile per hour south-easterly wind created heavy seas.
  • In strong currents or heavy seas, it stops feeding and retracts all its arms.

shallow seas

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E.g.
  • At the end of the Triassic, shallow seas transgressed over all of the Triassic basins.
  • These sedimentary rocks formed in or near shallow seas roughly 300to 350million years ago.
  • It is the smallest of the shallow seas around the continental shelf of Europe, covering an area of some .

open seas

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E.g.
  • The craft was lost after six trials at open seas.
  • These were Vietnamese who, having no other option, turned to the open seas.
  • Most offshore oil rigs are exposed to rough open seas with crew transfers by helicopter and freight needs served by platform supply vessels.

seas around

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E.g.
  • Similar plans exist for other regional seas around the world.
  • The fishing technique of almadraba was used in the seas around the island.
  • It is also found in the Indo-Pacific and the seas around Australia and New Zealand.
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