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oceanology

Line breaks: ocean|ology
Pronunciation: /əʊʃəˈnɒlədʒi
 
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Definition of oceanology in English:

noun

1 another term for oceanography.
Example sentences
  • The larger theories of geology, astronomy, oceanology, meteorology, ecology, biology, and even physics do not lend themselves to repeatable experiments.
  • In sixth-period biology, we watch an oceanology video that seems to have been made like two decades ago.
1.1The branch of technology and economics dealing with human use of the sea.

Derivatives

oceanological

1
adjective
Example sentences
  • It will cover the development of new methodology for oceanological techniques.

oceanologist

2
noun
Example sentences
  • So, this huge mass of incredibly strange gelatinous stuff washes up on the shores of Chile, and oceanologists have no clue what the heck it is.

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