- the open, unenclosed waters of any sea or ocean; common highway.
- Law. the area within which transactions are subject to court of admiralty jurisdiction.
Origin of high sea
OTHER WORDS FROM high seahigh-sea, adjective
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How to use high sea in a sentence
After all, a few of Santorini’s eruptions still occurred amidst high sea levels.Greece’s Santorini volcano erupts more when the sea level drops|Maria Temming|August 24, 2021|Science News For Students
Of course, maritime law is also meant to prevent collisions on the high seas.To solve space traffic woes, look to the high seas|Neel V. Patel|August 23, 2021|MIT Technology Review
The names of many of the new companies and technologies created to combat the effects of climate change on marine ecosystems can evoke thrilling acts of derring-do on the high seas.
In Gulliver’s Travels, Jonathan Swift’s hero impatiently sheds his known turf for the high seas and Lilliput only to escape to the home he thought he was escaping in the first place, where he finds himself more estranged than when he went.In Science Fiction, We Are Never Home - Issue 95: Escape|Steve Erickson|February 10, 2021|Nautilus
The system of barriers was created to keep high seas from inundating the city—a common event in Venice, but more frequent and severe thanks to climate change.Climate disasters are inevitable. We need to do more than just wait to clean up the damage|Jake Meth|January 12, 2021|Fortune
Eric Garcetti succeeded Villaraigosa and has received high marks in his first year and a half on the job.The Golden State Preps for the ‘Red Wedding’ of Senate Races|David Freedlander|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Nor does the jet have the ability to capture high-definition video, utilize an infra-red pointer.
Obsessive exercising and inadequate nutrition can, over time, put people at high risk for overuse injuries like stress fractures.How Skinny Is Too Skinny? Israel Bans ‘Underweight’ Models|Carrie Arnold|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The most recent activity had a high point of 3.6 on the Richter Scale.26 Earthquakes Later, Fracking’s Smoking Gun Is in Texas|James Joiner|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
He felt his body grow limp (like one of those high-speed films of a flower wilting).Powerful Congressman Writes About ‘Fleshy Breasts’|Asawin Suebsaeng|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Honour the physician for the need thou hast of him: for the most High hath created him.
The most High hath created medicines out of the earth, and a wise man will not abhor them.
Edna did not reveal so much as all this to Madame Ratignolle that summer day when they sat with faces turned to the sea.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
The Majesty on high has a colony and a people on earth, which otherwise is under the supremacy of the Evil One.Solomon and Solomonic Literature|Moncure Daniel Conway
In cross-section the burrows varied from round (three inches in diameter) to oval (three inches high and four inches wide).Summer Birds From the Yucatan Peninsula|Erwin E. Klaas