oceanology

[ oh-shuh-nol-uh-jee, oh-shee-uh- ]
/ ˌoʊ ʃəˈnɒl ə dʒi, ˌoʊ ʃi ə- /

noun

the practical application of oceanography.

Origin of oceanology

An Americanism dating back to 1860–65; ocean + -o- + -logy

Related forms

o·cea·nol·o·gist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for oceanologist

oceanology

/ (ˌəʊʃəˈnɒlədʒɪ, ˌəʊʃɪə-) /

noun

the study of the sea, esp of its economic geography
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