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ocean (s) (noun), oceans (pl)
1. A large expanse of salt water: The earth's five main oceans are the Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, Arctic, and Antarctic oceans.

The oceans occupy huge regions of the earth's surface, and their boundaries are usually established by continental land masses and ridges in the floor or bottom of the oceans.

2. The entire body of salt water that covers more than 70 percent of the earth's surface: In science class, Greg learned about different oceans and that they covered a lot of the earth's outermost layer.
3. A vast amount or immense expanse of something, or an apparently unlimited space or quantity: As they drove back home, Jack and Jill saw an ocean of corn fields.
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(Deep-sea animals have made attempts to light their cold and dark environments by carrying their own lights on their heads and on every other conceivable part of the bodies; including their eyes and tails and the insides of their mouths. The light they shed is living light.)
(A noisy silence in the waters of the oceans and the seas)