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Meaning of "Barents Sea" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD BARENTS SEA

Named after Willem Barents (1550–97) Dutch navigator and explorer.
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PRONUNCIATION OF BARENTS SEA

Barents Sea  [ˈbærənts] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF BARENTS SEA

noun
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preposition
conjunction
determiner
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Barents Sea is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES BARENTS SEA MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Barents Sea

Barents Sea

The Barents Sea (Norwegian: Barentshavet; Russian: Баренцево море, Barentsevo More) is a marginal sea of the Arctic Ocean, located north of Norway and Russia. Known in the Middle Ages as the Murman Sea, the sea takes its current name from the Dutch navigator Willem Barents. It is a rather deep shelf sea (average depth 760 feet (230 m) and maximum depth 1,480 feet (450 m)), bordered by the shelf edge towards the Norwegian Sea in the west, the islands of Svalbard (Norway) in the northwest, and the islands of Franz Josef Land and Novaya Zemlya (Arkhangelsk Oblast) in the northeast and east. Novaya Zemlya separates the Kara Sea from the Barents Sea. Significant fossil fuel energy resources exist in the Barents Sea region.

Definition of Barents Sea in the English dictionary

The definition of Barents Sea in the dictionary is a part of the Arctic Ocean, bounded by Norway, Russia, and the islands of Novaya Zemlya, Spitsbergen, and Franz Josef Land.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH BARENTS SEA


accouterments
əˈkuːtərmənts
accoutrements
əˈkuːtrəmənts
acknowledgements
ækˈnɒlɪdʒmənts
acknowledgments
ækˈnɒlɪdʒmənts
antecedents
ˌæntɪˈsiːdənts
apartments
əˈpɑːtmənts
armaments
ˈɑːməmənts
arrangements
əˈreɪndʒmənts
elephants
ˈɛlɪfənts
endowments
ɪnˈdaʊmənts
infants
ˈɪnfənts
movements
ˈmuːvmənts
presents
ˈprɛzənts
reinforcements
ˌriːɪnˈfɔːsmənts
rudiments
ˈruːdɪmənts
sentiments
ˈsɛntɪmənts

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE BARENTS SEA

Bareilly
barelegged
barely
Barenboim

WORDS THAT END LIKE BARENTS SEA

Aegean Sea
Arabian Sea
Aral Sea
Baltic Sea
Black Sea
Caribbean Sea
Celebes Sea
China Sea
Coral Sea
Dead Sea
Flores Sea
Inland Sea
Mediterranean Sea
North Sea
Norwegian Sea
Philippine Sea
Red Sea
Ross Sea
Sargasso Sea
South China Sea

Synonyms and antonyms of Barents Sea in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «Barents Sea» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF BARENTS SEA

Find out the translation of Barents Sea to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Barents Sea from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Barents Sea» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

巴伦支海
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Mar de Barents
570 millions of speakers

English

Barents Sea
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

बेरिंट सागर
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

بحر بارنتس
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Баренцево море
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Mar de Barents
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ব্যারেন্টস সাগর
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

la mer de Barents
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Barents Sea
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Barentssee
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

バレンツ海
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

바 렌츠 해
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Barents Sea
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

Biển Barents
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பார்டர்ஸ் கடல்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

बार्नेट समुद्र
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Barents Denizi
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Mare di Barents
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Morze Barentsa
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Баренцове море
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Marea Barents
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

Θάλασσα του Μπάρεντς
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Barentsz-see
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Barents hav
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Barentshavet
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Barents Sea

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «BARENTS SEA»

The term «Barents Sea» is quite widely used and occupies the 48.226 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «BARENTS SEA» OVER TIME

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BARENTS SEA»

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Barents Sea
"This report presents the results of the GIWA assessment of the Barents Sea region--one of the largest shallow continental shelf seas in the world and the most productive sea within the Arctic Ocean.
G. Matishov, Global International Waters Assessment, United Nations Environment Programme, 2004
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Ecosystem Barents Sea
This book describes the marine ecosystem of the Barents Sea.
Egil Sakshaug, Geir Helge Johnsen, Kit M. Kovacs, 2009
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73 North: The Battle of the Barents Sea
The author recalls the critical WWII naval battle wherein four British destroyers held the entire German fleet at bay--an engagement that led to Hitler's decision to scrap the German surface fleet in favor of submarine warfare. Original.
Dudley Pope, 2005
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Marine Management in Disputed Areas: The Case of the Barents Sea
This book examines the complicated management of the Barents Sea, offering a detailed analysis of two highly sensitive legal disputes - the maritime boundary dispute between Norway and the USSR, and the dispute over the Treaty of ...
Professor of International Law Robin Churchill, Robin Churchill, Geir Ulfstein, 2005
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Making Fishery Agreements Work: Post-agreement Bargaining in ...
This is a very readable book, which will be of interest to both practitioners and academics.
Geir Hønneland, 2012
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The Barents Sea: Ecosystem, Resources, Management - Half a ...
Based on joint Russian-Norwegian authorships, this monumental book celebrates the scientific cooperation by reflecting on the historical development and the scientific methods applied, and by offering a comprehensive presentation of the ...
Tore Jakobsen, Vladimir K. Ozhigin, 2011
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Petroleum Geology of Northwest Europe: Proceedings of the ...
Structural elements and petroleum geology of the Norwegian sector of the northern Barents Sea P. GROGAN,1 A.-M. 0STVEDT-GHAZI,2 G. B. LARSSEN,3 B. FOTLAND,4 K. NYBERG,5 S. DAHLGREN1 and T. EIDVIN1 1 Norwegian Petroleum ...
A. J. Fleet, S. A. Boldy, 1999
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Shallow geology and geophysics of the Barents Sea: with ...
Mainly based on investigations during the last 15 years.
Anders Elverhøi, Anders Solheim, 1987
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Parasites of the Fish of the Barents Sea
Total of 136 species of parasites found in 46 species of fishes from Barents Sea.
I︠U︡riĭ Ivanovich Poli︠a︡nskiĭ, Evgeniĭ Nikanorovich Pavlovskiĭ, 1966
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Glacier-influenced Sedimentation on High-latitude ...
Geomorphology of buried glacigenic horizons in the Barents Sea from three- dimensional seismic data B. RAFAELSEN1, K. ANDREASSEN1, L. W. KUILMAN2, E. LEBESBYE1, K. HOGSTAD3 & M. MIDTB04 1Department of Geology, University ...
J. A. Dowdeswell, C. Ó Cofaigh, 2002

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BARENTS SEA»

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Russia To Test Missiles In Pacific Ocean Naval Exercise Amid …
Russia is also attempting to assert control over the Barents Sea, a gateway to the Arctic Ocean and a region that Moscow has long coveted ... «International Business Times, Jul 15»
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Analysts Set Faroe Petroleum plc Target Price at $126.60 (LON:FPM)
... the United Kingdom and Norwegian North Sea, Norwegian Sea, Barents Sea and offshore Iceland. The Company interests in four principal producing oil and ... «Dakota Financial News, Jul 15»
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Drilling for Oil in the Arctic: A Timeline
... in the Barents Sea, near Naryan Mar, Russia on September 14, 2014. ... offshore lease sales offered by US government in the Barents Sea. «Men's Journal, Jul 15»
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Russia to Benefit From Lion's Share of Arctic Shelf Oil and Gas by …
In fourth place is Russia's oil fields in the East Siberian Sea [20 billion barrels] and the Barents Sea oil fields, which hold a potential 20 billion ... «Sputnik International, Jul 15»
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Shipyards in the icy wilderness of Sevmash
The logic of the impending global conflict pushed Russia to look at the bleak shores of the Barents Sea. The Soviet authorities began to build ... «Russia and India Report, Jul 15»
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The donut hole at the center of the Arctic Ocean
... waters in the North Pacific or the area between Russian and Norwegian waters in the Barents Sea, IUU has already sparked crises. «Alaska Dispatch News, Jun 15»
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Statoil and Rosneft prepare for drilling despite sanctions
At the same time, Rosneft confirms that it this year has conducted comprehensive research in the Perseevsky license area in the Barents Sea. «Alaska Dispatch News, Jun 15»
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Rosneft completes Arctic research expedition
Research operations were conducted in the waters of the Barents Sea, Kara Sea, East Siberian Sea and the Laptiev Sea, as well as on the ... «Alaska Dispatch News, Jun 15»
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Goliat moves into final commissioning phase in Barents Sea
SANDNES, Norway – Final preparations are under way for start-up later this summer of the circular Goliat FPSO in the Norwegian sector of the ... «Offshore Oil and Gas Magazine, Jun 15»
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Polish oil explorers go Arctic
“We are in the North Sea and the Norwegian Sea, and now we are looking towards the Barents Sea,” company representative Slawomir Hinc ... «Alaska Dispatch News, Jun 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Barents Sea [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/barents-sea>. Dec 2019 ».
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