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ocean

Pronunciation: /ˈəʊʃən/

Translation of ocean in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (sea) océano (masculine) ocean cruise crucero (masculine) ([ por el Atlántico, Índico, etc ]) ocean currents corrientes (feminine plural) oceánicas
    Example sentences
    • This guy up here is a very close relative of the roly-poly, only it lives in the deep sea along the ocean floor.
    • The pole was anchored solidly to the floor of the ocean and rose about twenty feet into the air.
    • Discarded nets drift through the sea and continue to kill fish on the ocean floor.
    1.2
    (oceans plural)
    (large quantity) [colloquial/familiar] un montón [colloquial/familiar], la mar [colloquial/familiar] you've got oceans of time tienes un montón or la mar de tiempo [colloquial/familiar]
    Example sentences
    • The Holy Qur' an is an ocean of divine knowledge.
    • This image marks a time in history not only for Yes, but a passage in the oceans of time.

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