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Spanish translation of “sea”

sea

noun /siː/
(often with the) the mass of salt water covering most of the Earth’s surface 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 the Baltic Sea These fish are found in tropical seas. a particular state of the sea 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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