pacific ocean

pa·cif·ic o·cean
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [puh-sif-ik oh-shuh n]
    • /pəˈsɪf ɪk ˈoʊ ʃən/
    • /pəˈsɪf.ɪk ˈəʊʃn/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [puh-sif-ik oh-shuh n]
    • /pəˈsɪf ɪk ˈoʊ ʃən/

Definitions of pacific ocean words

  • noun pacific ocean an ocean bordered by the American continents, Asia, and Australia: largest ocean in the world; divided by the equator into the North Pacific and the South Pacific. 70,000,000 sq. mi. (181,300,000 sq. km); greatest known depth, 35,433 feet (10,800 meters). 1
  • noun pacific ocean world's largest body of water 1
  • noun pacific ocean the world's largest and deepest ocean, lying between Asia and Australia and North and South America: almost landlocked in the north, linked with the Arctic Ocean only by the Bering Strait, and extending to Antarctica in the south; has exceptionally deep trenches, and a large number of volcanic and coral islands. Area: about 165 760 000 sq km (64 000 000 sq miles). Average depth: 4215 m (14 050 ft). Greatest depth: Challenger Deep (in the Marianas Trench), 11 033 m (37 073 ft). Greatest width: (between Panama and Mindanao, Philippines) 17 066 km (10 600 miles) 0
  • noun pacific ocean largest of the earth's oceans, between Asia and the American continents: c. 64,186,300 sq mi (166,241,875 sq km); greatest known depth, 35,809 ft (10,915 m) 0

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pacific ocean popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 31% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 60% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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