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oceanology

[oh-shuh-nol-uh-jee, oh-shee-uh-]
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noun
  1. the practical application of oceanography.
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Origin of oceanology

An Americanism dating back to 1860–65; ocean + -o- + -logy
Related formso·cea·nol·o·gist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for oceanology

oceanology

noun
  1. the study of the sea, esp of its economic geography
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