- oceanic crust,
- oceanic ridge,
- oceanic trench,
- oceanic whitetip shark,
Origin of oceanic
Examples from the Web for oceanic
John Luther Adams lives up to the title of his composition, capturing an oceanic torrent of sound in an awe-inspiring performance.
Rarely so personal, death was more often oceanic and everywhere.Blood and Mud: A French Soldier’s WWI Memoir Vividly Describes Trench Warfare|Marc Wortman|May 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He falls deep into oceanic silence, interrupted only by the sound of Adele (singing a mediocre Bond anthem), and you know what?Is ‘Skyfall’ the Best (and Gayest) James Bond Movie Yet?|Ramin Setoodeh, Marlow Stern|November 9, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Some were funny, some sad, and all managed to convey the sense of isolation and fear felt by the survivors of Oceanic Flight 815.
I can almost hear an oceanic sigh of relief from members of the Sandwich Generation.
An oceanic fish, well-known as the bonito or horse-mackerel.The Sailor's Word-Book|William Henry Smyth
The Snow Goose is never seen here; none, indeed, but oceanic species are seen here.Audubon and his Journals, Volume I (of 2)|Maria R. Audubon
Though terrestrial mammals do not occur on oceanic islands, arial mammals do occur on almost every island.On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection|Charles Darwin
What oceanic currents, eddies, underneath—the great tides of humanity also, with ever-shifting movements.A History of American Literature Since 1870|Fred Lewis Pattee
This is the necessary result of substantial permanency of oceanic basins.
1650s, probably from French océanique, from océan (see ocean).