the interconnected system of all the bodies of salt water that cover more than 70 percent of the earth’s surface: These statistical assessments of the World Ocean are of critical interest to oceanographers and climatologists everywhere.
- Also called Glob·al O·cean, glob·al o·cean [gloh-buhl oh-shuhn] /ˈgloʊ bəl ˈoʊ ʃən/ .
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How to use World Ocean in a sentence
Perhaps she has been clear around; perhaps this is the only bit of land left above a World Ocean.The Master-Knot of Human Fate | Ellis Meredith
The modern period has had the Atlantic, and the twentieth century is now entering upon the final epoch of the World Ocean.Influences of Geographic Environment | Ellen Churchill Semple
It is only gradually that men reach the shore of the world-ocean.Chaitanya's Life And Teachings | Krishna das Kaviraja