mare, mari-, mar- +

(Latin: sea; ocean)

marine engineeering
The branch of engineering concerned with the production of propelling machinery and auxiliary equipment for use on ships.
marine environment
The area that takes up about three-fourths of the earth's surface and includes its oceans and seas, all of which have a system of tides and waves, a high saline content, and a variety of life forms.
marine forecast
A weather forecast of particular interest to operators of maritime transportation or to coastal area residents, highlighting weather elements; such as, wind, visibility, storm warnings (when applicable), and general atmospheric weather conditions.
marine humus
The products of organic decomposition that accumulate in solution or suspension in the sea.
marine Iguana
A large lizard, Amblyrhynchus cristatus, of the family Iquanidae, consuming a diet of seaweed and characterized by a powerful tail used in swimming, salt-removing nasal glands, and a slowed heart rate for diving. It is found on the shores of the Galapagos Islands.
marine light
A luminous or lighted aid to navigations intended primarily for marine navigation.
marine littoral faunal region (s) (noun), marine littoral faunal regions (pl)
1. A division of the earth's surface which includes all marine animals.
2. A geographically determined division of that portion of the zoosphere composed of marine animals.
marine marsh
A flat piece of land, or savanna-like land expanse, near the edge of the sea, usually covered with water at high tide.
marine meteorology
The study of oceanic areas, including island and coastal regions, to serve the needs of air and surface navigation over the oceans.
marine microbiology
The branch of microbiology dealing with sea micro-organisms living in the sea.
marine rainbow, sea rainbow
An arc of colors, formed by the reflection and refraction of sun rays, that appears in ocean spray.
marine salina
A body of salt water found along an arid coast and separated from the sea by a sand or gravel barrier.
marine science (s) (noun), marine sciences (pl)
The knowledges of the oceans, or seas; including oceanography, marine biology, etc.
marine swamp, paralic swamp
An area of low, salty, or brackish water found along the shore and characterized by abundant grasses, mangrove trees, and similar vegetation.
marine terminal
That part of a port or harbor with facilities for docking, cargo-handling, and storage.

Inter-related cross references, directly or indirectly, involving the "sea" and the "ocean" bodies of water: abysso- (bottomless); Atlantic; batho-, bathy- (depth); bentho- (deep, depth); halio-, halo- (salt or "the sea"); necto-, nekto- (swimming); oceano-; pelago- (sea, ocean); plankto- (drifting); thalasso- (sea, ocean).