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sea  

EN[siː] [-iː]
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  • Le terme générique de mer recouvre plusieurs réalités et peut désigner une grande étendue d’eau salée différente des océans,
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    Definition of sea in English Dictionary

  • NomPLseas
    1. NC NU A large body of salty water. (Major seas are known as oceans.).
      1. (figuratively) A large number or quantity; a vast amount.
        1. A sea of faces stared back at the singer.
        2. With no power for the electric lights, the house was a sea of darkness.
      2. A heavy wave.
        1. (planetology) A large, dark plain of rock; a mare.
          1. The Apollo 11 mission landed in the Sea of Tranquility. ‎
        2. (planetology) A very large lake of liquid hydrocarbon.
        3. Plus d'exemples
          1. Utilisé au milieu de la phrase
            • Steller's sea cow was overhunted and became extinct in the 18th century.
            • Call the huge organism by a fabled name, Briareus, the Hundredhanded, with all his tenacles swimming in his own sea of Music; thus we may mythologize the Orchestra for our fancy.
            • The sea was dangerous because of icebergs calving off the nearby glacier.
          2. Utilisé au début de la phrase
            • sea bed;  river bed;  lake bed;  There's a lot of trash on the bed of the river. ‎
          3. Utilisé dans la fin de la phrase
            • “Waves Against the Sand,” to music by Martinu, which opened the program, filled the stage space with whorling patterns of dancers surging with the gentle but ceaseless momentum of the sea.
            • The children were splashing each other playfully in the sea.
            • The mangrove becomes a solid barrier there, which by its strong, arched and labyrinthine roots collects the sweepage of the fresh water and the salt and holds back the parent sea.
        • Partie du discours Hiérarchie
          1. Noms
            • Noms Dénombrable
              • Singularia tantum
                • Noms Indénombrable
            Liens Connexes:
            1. en seat
            2. en search
            3. en season
            4. en seated
            5. en seas
            Source: Wiktionnaire

            Meaning of sea for the defined word.

            Grammaticalement, ce mot "sea" est un nom, plus spécifiquement, un noms dénombrable et un singularia tantum.
            Difficulté: Niveau 1
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            Facile     ➨     Difficile
            Définition: Niveau 9
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            Précis    ➨     Polyvalent
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