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I'm always amazed... I took my 11-year-old to an oceanography camp, and these girls came over to me, and my son was like 'Oh here we go, Dad,' because they had been looking. They were like, 'You're the guy, aren't you?' And I said, 'Well, maybe.' They said, 'He is, he's the guy on 'Charmed!'
Tobin Bell

Meaning of "oceanography" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF OCEANOGRAPHY

oceanography  [ˌəʊʃəˈnɒɡrəfɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF OCEANOGRAPHY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Oceanography 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 OCEANOGRAPHY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Oceanography

Oceanography, also known as oceanology and marine science, is the branch of Earth science that studies the ocean. It covers a wide range of topics, including marine organisms and ecosystem dynamics; ocean currents, waves, and geophysical fluid dynamics; plate tectonics and the geology of the sea floor; and fluxes of various chemical substances and physical properties within the ocean and across its boundaries. These diverse topics reflect multiple disciplines that oceanographers blend to further knowledge of the world ocean and understanding of processes within: astronomy, biology, chemistry, climatology, geography, geology, hydrology, meteorology and physics.

Definition of oceanography in the English dictionary

The definition of oceanography in the dictionary is the branch of science dealing with the physical, chemical, geological, and biological features of the oceans and ocean basins.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH OCEANOGRAPHY


antipornography
ˌæntɪpɔːˈnɒɡrəfɪ
ethnography
ɛθˈnɒɡrəfɪ
hymnography
hɪmˈnɒɡrəfɪ
ichnography
ɪkˈnɒɡrəfɪ
iconography
ˌaɪkɒˈnɒɡrəfɪ
monography
mɒˈnɒɡrəfɪ
organography
ˌɔːɡəˈnɒɡrəfɪ
phonography
fəʊˈnɒɡrəfɪ
photochronography
ˌfəʊtəʊkrəˈnɒɡrəfɪ
planography
pləˈnɒɡrəfɪ
pornography
pɔːˈnɒɡrəfɪ
renography
riːˈnɒɡrəfɪ
scenography
siːˈnɒɡrəfɪ
selenography
ˌsiːlɪˈnɒɡrəfɪ
sonography
səˈnɒɡrəfɪ
steganography
ˌsteɡəˈnɒɡrəfɪ
stenography
stəˈnɒɡrəfɪ
technography
tɛkˈnɒɡrəfɪ
ultrasonography
ˌʌltrəsəˈnɒɡrəfɪ
venography
vɪˈnɒɡrəfɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE OCEANOGRAPHY

ocean-going
oceanaria
oceanarium
oceanaut
oceanfront
Oceania
Oceanian
oceanic
oceanic feeling
oceanic ridge
oceanic trench
Oceanid
oceanog.
oceanographer
oceanographic
oceanographical
oceanographically
oceanological
oceanologist
oceanology

WORDS THAT END LIKE OCEANOGRAPHY

autobiography
bibliography
biography
calligraphy
choreography
chromatography
cinematography
computed tomography
cryptography
crystallography
demography
discography
filmography
geography
historiography
orthography
photography
tomography
topography
typography
videography

Synonyms and antonyms of oceanography in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «oceanography» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF OCEANOGRAPHY

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

Translator English - Chinese

海洋学
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

oceanografía
570 millions of speakers

English

oceanography
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

समुद्र विज्ञान
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

علم المحيطات
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

океанографии
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

oceanografia
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সমুদ্রবিজ্ঞান
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

océanographie
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Oseanografi
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Ozeanographie
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

海洋学
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

해양학
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Oseanografi
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

hải dương học
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கடலியல்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

महासागरशास्त्र
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

oşinografi
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

oceanografia
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

oceanografia
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

океанографії
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

oceanografie
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ωκεανογραφία
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

oseanografie
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

oceanografi
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

oseanografi
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of oceanography

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «OCEANOGRAPHY»

The term «oceanography» is quite widely used and occupies the 37.047 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «OCEANOGRAPHY» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «oceanography» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «oceanography» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about oceanography

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2 QUOTES WITH «OCEANOGRAPHY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word oceanography.
1
Tobin Bell
I'm always amazed... I took my 11-year-old to an oceanography camp, and these girls came over to me, and my son was like 'Oh here we go, Dad,' because they had been looking. They were like, 'You're the guy, aren't you?' And I said, 'Well, maybe.' They said, 'He is, he's the guy on 'Charmed!'
2
Rafael Vinoly
I'm an expert on surfing the channels, so I'm always able to find something strange. Or I watch C-Span. I can watch a conference on oceanography, or whatever, for hours.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «OCEANOGRAPHY»

Discover the use of oceanography in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to oceanography and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Oceanography: An Invitation to Marine Science
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Tom Garrison, 2012
2
Fundamentals of Acoustical Oceanography
The developments in the field of ocean acoustics over recent years make this book an important reference for specialists in acoustics, oceanography, marine biology, and related fields.
Herman Medwin, Clarence S. Clay, 1997
3
Essentials of Oceanography
The sixth edition of ESSENTIALS OF OCEANOGRAPHY conveys Garrison's enthusiasm for oceanography to non-science students taking the introductory course.
Tom Garrison, 2011
4
Data Analysis Methods in Physical Oceanography
This is a practical reference guide to established and modern data analysis techniques in earth and ocean sciences. This second and revised edition has an additional appendix on Convolution and Fourier transforms.
William J. Emery, Richard E. Thomson, 2001
5
Introductory Dynamical Oceanography
While the text is self-contained readers are recommended to acquaint themselves with the general aspects of descriptive (synoptic) oceanography in order to be aware of the character of the ocean which the dynamical oceanographer is ...
Stephen Pond, George L. Pickard, 1983
6
Invitation to Oceanography
The Sixth Edition Includes New Content On Oceanographic Research, Oceanographic Exploration, Pacific Ocean Circulation, And The Deep-Sea Bottom, As Well As Numerous Updated And Expanded Feature Boxes.
Pinet, Paul R. Pinet, 2011
7
Descriptive Physical Oceanography: An Introduction
The 6e of Descriptive Physical Oceanography provides an introduction to descriptive physical oceanography for advanced undergraduates and graduate students.
Lynne D. Talley, George L. Pickard, William J. Emery, 2011
8
Biological Oceanography: An Early History, 1870-1960
"With a foreword by John Cullen and a new introduction by the author."
Eric L. Mills, 2012
9
Optical Oceanography
Optical Oceanography
Nils Gunnar Jerlov, 1968
10
Biological Oceanography
Visit www.wiley.com/go/miller/oceanography to access the artwork from the book. This new edition of Biological Oceanography has been greatly updated and expanded since its initial publication in 2004.
Charles B. Miller, Patricia A. Wheeler, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «OCEANOGRAPHY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term oceanography is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Hydrogen Combustion Likely Cause of Mysterious Rhode Island …
... said Friday that scientists at the University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography had pinpointed it to hydrogen released by the ... «NBCNews.com, Jul 15»
2
Back to School At Age 60
What was less demanding to meet my 'science requirement': Astronomy or Oceanography? With oceanography you could take a nap on the ... «Huffington Post, Jul 15»
3
Parasitic flatworms flout global biodiversity patterns
Co-author Ryan Hechinger, professor at the University of California, San Diego's Scripps Institution of Oceanography, explains that the ... «Phys.Org, Jul 15»
4
Another Concern At The Ocean: Dirty Beach Sand
Dr. Marc Frischer of Skidaway Institute of Oceanography in Georgia told WSAV, "There's about 100 times more bacteria in the sand, per the ... «WPTV.com, Jul 15»
5
Yarmouth Shark Scramble cancelled for 2015
Scientists from the Bedford Institute of Oceanography have dissected the landed sharks, measured them and recorded a wealth of details at ... «Digby Courier, Jul 15»
6
New £3m underwater robot facility completed in Southampton's …
... up to become part of the Marine Autonomous and Robotics Systems (MARS) Innovation Centre at the National Oceanography Centre (NOC), ... «Hampshire Chronicle, Jul 15»
7
Scientists map April 2015 Nepal earthquake
... and each earthquake behaves differently," said Peter Shearer, from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at University of California - San ... «Economic Times, Jul 15»
8
Exploring deep microbial life in coal-bearing sediment down to ~2.5 …
23Graduate School of Oceanography, University of Rhode Island, Narragansett, RI 02882, USA. 24Department of Earth Science, Rice ... «Science Magazine, Jul 15»
9
Montana Company Wins XPRIZE Ocean Award
At last night's award dinner, a panel of industry experts discussed what more data will mean to oceanography and society as a whole. The long ... «Science 2.0, Jul 15»
10
Public Release: 23-Jul-2015 Study finds abrupt climate change may …
... France; Abdolmajid Naderi Beni, and Hamid A.K. Lahijani of the Iranian National Institute of Oceanography and Atmospheric Science, Iran. «EurekAlert, Jul 15»

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