sea NOUN 1) the expanse of salt water that covers most of the earth's surface and surrounds its land masses. 2) a roughly definable area of this. 3) a vast expanse or quantity: a sea of faces.
at sea — Cf. ↑at sea
one's sea legs — Cf. ↑one's sea legs
DERIVATIVES seaward adjective & adverb seawards adverb.
ORIGIN Old English.

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