In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(sea)océano masculineocean cruise — crucero masculine
- ocean currents — corrientes oceánicas
- I stood up, grabbing my jacket as protection against the soft ocean breeze.
- The fish dived as one for the ocean floor and capsized the boat.
- Discarded nets drift through the sea and continue to kill fish on the ocean floor.
- Usually the organisms just dump the electrons onto iron or sulphate minerals on the ocean floor.
- The normal-sense shears are confined to the gabbro block and may represent relict ocean floor faulting.
- How deep were you when you got out of your vehicle and did a solo walk on the ocean floor?
- There we had a room that looked straight onto the beach and the ocean beyond: idyllic.
- Clustered on the ocean floor, they seemed to watch me with an infinite and wary gaze.
- We sailed to the end of the bay and still could see straight to the ocean floor.
- This cold water from deep off the ocean floor brings many nutrients to the surface.
- Striding from the beach and into the ocean, Ikeda paused as waves lapped around his ankles.
- Mussels, for instance, hold themselves tight to the ocean floor using strong threads.
- 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 long grass ripple like the ocean waves under the surprisingly gentle sea breeze.
- At the same time, many such shells may dissolve before they even reach the ocean floor.
- She turned fast and broke into a dead sprint across the ocean's surface.
- Beneath the waters of the Izu, the ocean floor is a glowing carpet of colour and variety.
- He looked down and saw the phoenix talisman that he had found on the ocean floor.
- The ocean floor isn't the only environment Schilling Robotics is targeting, however.
- The pole was anchored solidly to the floor of the ocean and rose about twenty feet into the air.
informal(large quantity)un montón informalla mar informalyou've got oceans of time — tienes un montón / la mar de tiempo informal
- This image marks a time in history not only for Yes, but a passage in the oceans of time.
- The Holy Qur' an is an ocean of divine knowledge.
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