traveling by sea.
following the sea as a trade, business, or calling.
of, relating to, or occurring during a voyage on the sea.
the business or calling of a sailor.
traveling by sea.
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How to use seafaring in a sentence
Southeast Greenland bears may be mostly isolated by Greenland’s ice sheet to the west and a rapid current to the east, which could sweep seafaring bears south and stifle northward movement, the researchers say.Some polar bears in Greenland survive on surprisingly little sea ice | Nikk Ogasa | June 16, 2022 | Science News
The legendary seafaring nation is now venturing further into cosmic exploration.
Ports in even the most avidly seafaring nations refused to allow mariners ashore.Essential, invisible: Covid has 200,000 merchant sailors stuck at sea | Taylor Telford, Jacob Bogage | April 9, 2021 | Washington Post
Tea describes this boundary as a “soft barrier,” with the spaces between islands occasionally allowing seafaring species to pass through to the neighboring ocean realm.Flamboyant fishes evolved an explosion of color as seas rose and fell | Jake Buehler | April 1, 2021 | Science News
Meanwhile, arrival of humans in Australia 65,000 years ago shows we’d mastered seafaring.When Did We Become Fully Human? What Fossils and DNA Tell Us About the Evolution of Modern Intelligence | Nick Longrich | October 18, 2020 | Singularity Hub
But it turns out we may be wrong about our seafaring friends.
She delivered oracles in dreams to those who consulted her about fishery and seafaring.
"I have changed my opinion of a seafaring life," Ryan said, after a pause.Under Wellington's Command | G. A. Henty
All the way along, shipmasters and seafaring folk nodded respectfully to Alpheus Briggs, or touched their hats to him.Cursed | George Allan England
A pleasant place it was, indeed, and trimly eloquent of the hand of an old seafaring man.Cursed | George Allan England
He paused and scanned the seaward horizon with that intent abstracted gaze which is peculiar to seafaring men.The Norsemen in the West | R.M. Ballantyne
British Dictionary definitions for seafaring
travelling by sea
working as a sailor
the act of travelling by sea
the career or work of a sailor
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