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Translation of "sea" - English-Spanish dictionary

sea

noun /siː/
(often with the) the mass of salt water covering most of the Earth’s surface mar I enjoy swimming in the sea over land and sea The sea is very deep here (also adjective) A whale is a type of large sea animal. a particular area of sea mar the Baltic Sea These fish are found in tropical seas. a particular state of the sea mar mountainous seas. seaward adverb ( seawards) towards the sea; away from the land hacia el mar The yacht left the harbour and sailed seawards. seaboard noun the seacoast litoral the eastern seaboard of the United States. sea breeze noun a breeze blowing from the sea towards the land. brisa marina seafaring adjective of work or travel on ships marinero a seafaring man. seafood noun fish, especially shellfish. mariscos seafront noun a promenade or part of a town with its buildings facing the sea paseo marítimo a house on the seafront. sea-going adjective designed and equipped for travelling on the sea marítimo a sea-going yacht. seagull noun a gull. gaviota sea level noun the level of the surface of the sea used as a base from which the height of land can be measured nivel del mar three hundred metres above sea level. sealion noun a type of large seal. león marino seaman noun ( plural seamen) a sailor, especially a member of a ship’s crew who is not an officer. marinero seaport noun a port on the coast. puerto de mar seashell noun the (empty) shell of a sea creature. concha, caracol de mar seashore noun the land close to the sea playa, orilla del mar We took a walk along the seashore. seasick adjective ill because of the motion of a ship at sea mareado Were you seasick on the voyage? seasickness noun mareo seaside noun (usually with the) a place beside the sea orilla del mar We like to go to the seaside in the summer. sea water noun salt water from the sea Agua Marina People can’t drink sea water because we can’t make urine that’s saltier than sea water, so we lose more water to carry away the salt. seaweed noun plants growing in the sea alga The beach was covered with seaweed. seaworthy adjective (opposite unseaworthy) (of a ship) suitably built and in good enough condition to sail at sea en condiciones de navegar a seaworthy vessel. seaworthiness noun buen estado para navegar at sea on a ship and away from land en alta mar He has been at sea for four months. puzzled or bewildered desorientado, perdido Can I help you? You seem all at sea. go to sea to become a sailor hacerse marinero He wants to go to sea. put to sea to leave the land or a port zarpar, hacerse a la mar They planned to put to sea the next day.
(Definition of sea from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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