marine terrace, sea terrace, shore terrace
1. A narrow coastal strip covered by sand, silt, or fine gravel that slopes gently seaward.
2. A wave-cut platform that is exposed by the lowering of the sea level or by an uplift along the coast.
3. A relatively flat, narrow surface dropping off to a steep embankment, formed along a seacoast by the merging of a wave-built terrace and a wave-cut platform.
All vessels in a sea area; especially, a harbor, its approaches, or other restricted waters.
A system that divides the ocean into two levels and many subdivisions: the Benthic division, which includes the sea bottom; and the Pelagic division, which includes the open water.
1. Of, relating to, or characteristic of the sea.
2. Native to, inhabiting, or formed by the sea.
3. In military science, a member of a corps trained and equipped for service on land and sea; especially, for amphibious operations.
marine-cut platform, marine-cut terrace
A uniformly, gently sloping land surface produced by water erosion or other marine processes.
1. Someone who serves as a sailor, or who navigates or assists in navigating a ship.
2. A sailor, or assisting navigator, of vessels at sea.
3. The Mariner, in aerospace, one of a series of U.S. space probes that obtained scientific information while flying by or orbiting around the planets Mars, Mercury, and Venus.
It is described as a series of solar-powered probes of Venus, Mars, and Mercury that were launched by NASA between 1962 and 1973 and which provided the first close-up television pictures of another planet (Venus).
A form of climatotherapy involving exposure to seaside environments.
In Europe, various seaside resorts are reputed to have differing therapeutic values depending on the prevailing local climatic conditions.
A North Sea environment, for example, is recommended for invigoration and the Mediterranean, for sedation.
A geostationary communication satellite equipped with a repeater operating at microwave frequencies, for ship-to-shore communication by satellite. Derived from maritime satellite.
1. Bordering on or living or characteristic of those near the sea.
2. Relating to, or involving ships, shipping, navigation, or seamen.
3. Having a special affinity for the sea.
4. A description of a climate influenced by the sea, and therefore generally temperate and with relatively small variations in seasonal temperatures.
maritime frequency bands
In the United States, a collection of radio frequencies that are used for communication between ships, or between ships and coastal stations.
The laws and regulations that apply at sea or afloat, including those bearing on the responsibilities of the masters and navigators of sea vessels.
maritime mobile service
Radio service that allows communications between ships, or between ships and coastal stations.
The geographical location of a craft at sea.
martime polar air
An polar air that becomes unstable, possessing a higher moisture content after passing over warmer water.
Scientiae cedit mare.
The sea yields to knowledge.
Motto of U.S. Coast Guard Academy, New London, Connecticut, USA.
Inter-related cross references, directly or indirectly, involving the "sea" and the "ocean" bodies of water:
batho-, bathy- (depth);
bentho- (deep, depth);
halio-, halo- (salt or "the sea");
necto-, nekto- (swimming);
pelago- (sea, ocean);
thalasso- (sea, ocean).