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      • Substantive
        •  sea[Edit] : The mass of water occupying all of the Earth's surface not occupied by land, but excluding all lakes and inland seas.
        •  sea[Edit] : In general, the marine section of the globe as opposed to that of the land.
        •  sea[Edit] : A body of salt water that is smaller than an ocean and generally in proximity to a continent.
        •  sea[Edit] : Different parts of the ocean.
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            example sentence"Spying land no doubt answered many prayers aboard the damaged ships; the surviving passengers saw at last relief from the perilous seas." Lorri Glover, ‎Daniel Blake Smith - 2008 The Shipwreck That Saved Jamestown: The Sea Venture http://books.google.com/books?id=XN80hxTD9y0C&pg=PA98&dq="seas"
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            EnglishDifferent parts of the ocean.
            FrenchDifférentes parties de l'océan.
            TurkishOkyanusun farklı kısımları.
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        •  sea[Edit] : The use of the sea (as in, naval operations, the shipping trade, the profession of a sailor, etc.)
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            example sentence"Then Samuel Draper came back from sea, looking fine in his blue uniform." John Boyle O'Reilly (2010) Moondyne Joe. Page 80 http://books.google.com/books?id=lSeRJyPFyEEC&pg=PA80&dq="came+back+from+sea"
            example sentence"We must not, however, forget that the assistance of the sea in building up and defending our Empire has had to be supplemented by our own efforts to maintain a necessary degree of naval strength." William Lawson (1884)A geography of the British Empire - Page 159. http://books.google.com/books?id=GLE8AAAAIAAJ&pg=PA159&dq="assistance+of+the+sea"
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            EnglishThe use of the sea (as in, naval operations, the shipping trade, the profession of a sailor, etc.)
            FrenchL'utilisation de la mer (comme dans les opérations navales, le commerce maritime, la profession de marin, etc)
            TurkishDenizin kullanımı (örneğin, askerî operasyonlar, ticaret, denizcilik mesleği gibi bağlamlarda)
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        •  sea[Edit] : The darker parts of the moon's surface.
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            example sentence"Formed from newer lava flow inside an old crater, this lunar sea is edged to its north by the mighty Apennine Mountains." Tammy Plotner, ‎T. Mann, ‎K. Vogt - 2007. The Night Sky Companion: A Yearly Guide to Sky-Watching http://books.google.com/books?id=f42fFDCTF0MC&pg=PA78&dq="lunar+sea"
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            EnglishThe darker parts of the moon's surface.
            FrenchLes parties plus sombres de la surface de la lune.
            TurkishAy yüzeyinin karanlık kısımları.
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        •  sea[Edit] : A large lake.
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            example sentence"This fresh-water sea or lake is mentioned in the Old Testament by the name of 'the sea of Chinnereth,' or Cinnereth." George D'Oyly, ‎Richard Mant, (1823) The Holy Bible: With Notes, Explanatory and Practical. http://books.google.com/books?id=Ad4-AAAAcAAJ&pg=PR4&dq="fresh+water+sea"
            example sentence"When the dike was repaired, this landlocked, 35-mile-long and 15-mile-wide desert sea remained, growing saltier than the ocean over time." Rhonda Ostertag, George Ostertag (2001) California State Parks, 2nd Ed. - Page 282. http://books.google.com/books?id=uLraRorB-i8C&pg=PA282&dq="desert+sea"
            usageMainly used as "inner sea" or in proper nouns like "Dead sea" or "Caspian Sea".
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            EnglishA large lake.
            FrenchUn grand lac
            TurkishBüyük bir göl.
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        •  sea[Edit] : The volume of water in the sea in relation to the tides.
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            example sentence"This spot, the extreme western point of the island, situated about six miles from the town, is only accessible at half-tide ; neither is it advisable to visit it when the sea is coming in, unless you intend to prolong your stay for some hours." Frank Fether Dally - 1860. The Channel Islands: a guide to Jersey, Guernsey, Sark, Herm, Jethou, Alderney, etc. http://books.google.com/books?id=8I8NAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA78&dq="sea+is+coming+in"
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            EnglishThe volume of water in the sea in relation to the tides.
            FrenchLe volume d'eau dans la mer, dans le contexte de la marée.
            TurkishGelgit ile ilişkili olarak deniz hacmi.
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        •  sea[Edit] : Condition of the sea with regards to ıts use (like sailing or swimming).
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            example sentence"From this time and place, till midday, we made about 50' course, with an east wind, a heavy sea, and cloudy weather." Edward Daniel Clarke - 1811 Travels in Various Countries of Europe, Asia, and Africa http://books.google.com/books?id=UOM-AQAAMAAJ&pg=PA587&dq="heavy+sea"
            example sentence"...conditions too idyllic to be true —- sun, no sea, fair-weather clouds heaped up over every island like dollops of whipped cream." Boating. Jan-Jun 1976 http://books.google.com/books?id=yW-2GoXscmgC&pg=RA5-PA93&dq="no++sea"
            usageWith an adjective, indicates roughness of the waves or the presence of the swell; without an adjective, indicates a heavy swell, rough water.
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            EnglishCondition of the sea with regards to ıts use (like sailing or swimming).
            FrenchÉtat de la mer en ce qui concerne son utilisation (comme la naviguation ou la natation).
            TurkishKullanımı (gemicilik veya yüzme gibi) ile ilgili olarak deniz durumu.
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        •  sea[Edit] : At sea, the direction of the waves.
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            example sentence"When after a few minutes the destroyer saw us, he tried to turn our way, but he came crossways to the sea and almost toppled over. He gave up and turned against the sea again." Jordan Vause - 2014 U-Boat Ace: The Story of Wolfgang Luth. http://books.google.com/books?id=seTCAgAAQBAJ&pg=PT84&dq="turned+against+the+sea"
            example sentence"Both yachts now headed the sea, but there was really so very trifling resistance from this source that neither was in any way incommoded by it." Frederic Schiller Cozzens - 1888. Yachts and yachting. http://books.google.com/books?id=vdlLAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA199&dq="headed+the+sea"
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            EnglishAt sea, the direction of the waves.
            FrenchEn mer, la direction d'arrivée des ondes.
            TurkishDenizde, dalgaların geliş yönü.
        •  sea[Edit] : A large, heavy wave in the sea.
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            example sentence"The vessel struck, and the seas broke with great violence over the stern, and she began to break in pieces." Alfred M. Lorrain - 1855. The Square-rigged Cruiser. http://books.google.com/books?id=NcMMAAAAIAAJ&pg=PA125&dq="+seas+broke+with+great+violence"
            example sentence"And as I lay there a sea struck us midship." Hans Christian Andersen - 1871 The Story of My Life - Page 538 http://books.google.com/books?id=25hHAQAAIAAJ&pg=PA538&dq="A+sea+struck+us"
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            EnglishA large, heavy wave in the sea.
            FrenchUne grande vague forte dans la mer.
            TurkishKuvvetli ve büyük bir deniz dalgası.
        •  sea[Edit] : Wind driven waves.
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            example sentence"No, he could hear nothing — nothing but the surging noise of the incoming sea beating against the cliffs below." Alexander Alexander - 1905. The pirates' hoard - Page 139 http://books.google.com/books?id=8TMPAAAAQAAJ&pg=PA139&dq="sea+beating+against"
            example sentence"The waves prevailing at any time are spoken of collectively as the sea, but they must be due to the wind then blowing." G. Bradford Gloss. Sea Terms 152/1
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            EnglishWind driven waves.
            FrenchVagues générées par le vent.
            TurkishRüzgar tarafından meydana gelmiş dalgalar.
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        •  sea[Edit] : A large number (of something)
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            example sentenceIt is covered with fields, farms, and grass-lands, and on the latter were whole seas of buttercups and daisies, waving in rare beauty before the morning sun. Benjamin Franklin DeCosta - 1871. Rambles in Mount Desert. http://books.google.com/books?id=B3AUAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA65&dq="whole+seas+of"
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            EnglishA large number (of something)
            FrenchUn grand nombre (de quelque chose)
            Turkish(bir şeyden) çok sayı.
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        •  sea[Edit] : A large horizontal surface.
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            example sentence"And then he found himself out in the open with the trees behind him and a sea of grass beginning only yards away." E. D. Baker - 2013/ Fairy Lies - Page 65 http://books.google.com/books?id=JeY_AQAAQBAJ&pg=PA65&dq="a+sea+of+grass"
            example sentence"But patient crowds had kept their watch through the long day, and by night it was a sea of heads in all the open spaces around our house." Benson John Lossing - 2010. Pictorial History of the Civil War in the United States of America. http://books.google.com/books?id=clWOWqQmu5kC&pg=PA84&dq="a+sea+of+heads"
            example sentence"We were in a desert, a sea of sand and dust that stretched as far as the horizon and lapped around the base of the pyramids." Tom Harper - 2010/ Siege of Heaven - Page 114 http://books.google.com/books?id=Q3ZNe4zogAgC&pg=PA114&dq="a+sea+of+sand"
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            EnglishA large horizontal surface.
            FrenchUne grande surface horizontale.
            TurkishBüyük bir yatay saha.
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        •  sea[Edit] : A great quantity (of a liquid).
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            example sentence"Three times daily, the humpbacked sisters prepared an enormous steaming cauldron of pastasciutta awash in tomatoes, eggplants, ricotta, mozzarella and a sea of olive oil." Philippe Poloni - 2005 Olivo Oliva - Page 51 http://books.google.com/books?id=AN1AMN9a-SQC&pg=PA51&dq="+sea+of+olive+oil"
            example sentence"The temperate Veneto produces a sea of wine, but only a small percentage of it is worthy of note." Stephen Tanzer - 1997 Food and Wine Magazine's Official Wine Guide - Page 85 http://books.google.com/books?id=WYkepLe7WUMC&q="+sea+of+wine"
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            EnglishA great quantity (of a liquid).
            FrenchUne grande quantité (d'un liquide).
            Turkish(Bir sıvıdan) büyük bir miktar.
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        •  sea[Edit] : A space filled with particles of a certain kind.
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            example sentence"Both thermal and electrical conductivity can be thought of as a wave motion in the sea of electrons." Ralph H. Petrucci, ‎Robert K. Wismer - 1983 General chemistry with qualitative analysis - Page 247 http://books.google.com/books?id=5aYkmV0rfb0C&q="sea+of+electrons"
            example sentence"The valence quarks are surrounded by the sea of quarks and gluons, between which interactions can occur; displacements of the spins of the quarks through certain angles are then possible." Petr Stepanovich Isaev - 1989 Quantum Electrodynamics at High Energies - Page 159 http://books.google.com/books?id=ox_rK4N-LuMC&pg=PA159&dq="sea+of+quarks"
            example sentence"Due to electrostatic attraction, the wave function describing a thermalized positron and a given electron in the Fermi sea peaks at zero separation, with the amplitude of the peak increasing with decreasing relative velocity." Icko Iben - 2012. Stellar Evolution Physics - Volumes 1-2 - Page 994 http://books.google.com/books?id=IU357EiecWwC&pg=PA994&dq="Fermi+sea"
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            EnglishA space filled with particles of a certain kind.
            FrenchUn espace rempli de particules d'une certaine sorte.
            TurkishBelli bir tür taneciklerle dolu bir uzay.
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        •  sea[Edit] : A large quantity (of something).
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            example sentenceWhole seas of tears could not so cleanse my polluted soul as to render it pure enough to merit the blessed influences of Thy Spirit." Thomas (à Kempis) - 1888 The Imitation of Christ - Page 240 http://books.google.com/books?id=RSsXAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA240&dq="whole+seas+of"
            example sentence"Translating from French into English is always a reductive act: it takes more words to say almost anything in French, and a translator working in that direction finds that whole seas of nuance evaporate when an attempt is made to channel them into English, a more specific; language, that of business, not diplomacy." Stacy Schiff (2011) Saint-Exupery: A Biography http://books.google.com/books?id=7hxEn8kMWyIC&pg=PT500&dq="whole+seas+of"
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            EnglishA large quantity (of something).
            Turkish(Bir şeyden) büyük bir miktar.
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