Green sea

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Green sea (Naut.) a wave that breaks in a solid mass on a vessel's deck.
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Usage

In literature:

One of them was lost in the bay, being whelmed by a green sea.
"On the Spanish Main" by John Masefield
Under this green shadow, which seemed very gently to stain the air, the town was indeed like a lost city beneath the sea.
"The Dark Forest" by Hugh Walpole
Cover the surface with light-green cambric, and decorate the outer edge with large sea shells.
"Home Pastimes; or Tableaux Vivants" by James H. Head
Oh, the wonder of the wind from the wild, mysterious green sea to the west!
"The Moccasin Ranch" by Hamlin Garland
They timbered their crazy craft from green wood in Kamchatka, or on the Okhotsk Sea, or among the forests of Siberian rivers.
"Vikings of the Pacific" by Agnes C. Laut
He found the sea no longer bright and shining, but dull and green.
"Childhood's Favorites and Fairy Stories" by Various
It was glorious there in the channel, with the green islands lifting from the lacquered sea, bluer than any sky the lads had ever seen.
"Boy Scouts in the Philippines" by G. Harvey Ralphson
The meadow was a sea of sun mysteriously imprisoned in the green meshes of the grass-tops.
"Earth's Enigmas" by Charles G. D. Roberts
The stalks are shrubby, the leaves are fleshy, and of a glaucous or sea-green colour.
"A Trip to Paris in July and August 1792" by Richard Twiss
It was an undulating sea of deep green, almost as limitless as the sky itself, that the Overland Riders gazed upon.
"Grace Harlowe's Overland Riders in the Great North Woods" by Jessie Graham Flower
I set there an' looked at it; an' I picked out islands, an' ma'sh-land, an' p'ints running out into the yeller-green sea.
"Tiverton Tales" by Alice Brown
If at sea, some sailor climbs out on the bowsprit with a wreath of green.
"Christmas" by Zona Gale
From the top one of the ridges such as billowed like swells of the sea that gray-green, treeless plain, Morgan looked back.
"Trail's End" by George W. Ogden
Now the sea was green and so clear you could see the fish disporting themselves.
"A Little Girl in Old Salem" by Amanda Minnie Douglas
His hair was sea-green and his beard as white as the foam of the ocean.
"Northland Heroes" by Florence Holbrook
And what change more delightful than a plunge in the lovely green sea?
"Follow My leader" by Talbot Baines Reed
Am I not whispering in green leaves and rain, Singing in all that woods and seas can sing you?
"The New Morning" by Alfred Noyes
Because they thought the Great Sea, the "Very Green," the Mediterranean, lay between it and Egypt.
"A Book of Discovery" by Margaret Bertha (M. B.) Synge
He was sea-green in the face with fright, and blood was running over his right arm.
"Gascoyne, the Sandal-Wood Trader" by R.M. Ballantyne
In the middle of this new room was a huge illuminated ship of ice, in a green sea.
"Lady Betty Across the Water"
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In poetry:

Where is he gone to
And why does he stay? He came across the green sea
But for a day,
Across the deep green sea
To help with the hay.
"Songs In A Cornfield" by Christina Georgina Rossetti
O sound they sleep, and saft, and deep,
But night and day wake we;
And ever between the sea banks green
Sounds loud the sundering sea.
"A Jacobite's Exile" by Algernon Charles Swinburne
Toll Nelson's knell! a soul more brave
Ne'er triumphed on the green-sea wave!
Sad o'er the hero's honoured grave,
Toll Nelson's knell!
"Dirge OF Nelson" by William Lisle Bowles
"Now tell me, had you rather be,"
I said. and took him by the arm,
"On Kilve's smooth shore, by the green sea,
Or here at Liswyn farm?"
"Anecdote For Fathers" by William Wordsworth
The slopes lay green with summer rains,
The western wind blew fresh and free,
And glimmered down the orchard lanes
The white surf of the sea.
"Channing" by John Greenleaf Whittier
It seemed to come from far green fields
To meet us over life's rough sea,
With leaf of promise from the tree
In which a dearer nest it builds.
"Our White Dove" by Gerald Massey

In news:

A sea of green and gold.
Idaho welcomes state's first and only green sea turtle.
Granite tops the sea-green bar.
In this Thursday, Dec 6, 2012 photo, a rescued green sea turtle swims in a tank at the New England Aquarium's Animal Care Center in Quincy, Mass.
Green Sea-Floyd's Calesio Newman makes finals at Olympic Trials.
Parting the (green and) Red Sea.
The collection of bath sinks is available in Crystal, Crystal Reflections, Champagne Gold, Black Nickel and Sea Green.
The center's veterinarian, Dr Terry Norton, says the green sea turtles have recovered sufficiently to return to the wild.
The positive vibes generated in a sea of pink and orange a week earlier were drowned out in a wave of green Sunday afternoon.
The first was 7 Salt , which is comprised of sea salt from Maine and Bali, volcanic salt from Hawaii and India, pink salt from Pakistan, smoked salt from Wales, cracked Tellicherry and green peppercorns, and a speck of sugar.
Stranded Green Sea Turtle .
Maui's sea turtle s-both hawksbills and greens-will be the topic of discussion at the upcoming Maui Sea Turtle Symposium, to be hosted by Pacific Whale Foundation on Thursday, Sept 20.
Green sea turtle rescued by SeaWorld returned to ocean.
A green sea turtle rescued from the Oregon coastline and returned to health by animal care staff at SeaWorld San Diego was returned to the ocean Wednesday.
De-Listing the Hawaiian Green Sea Turtle .
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In science:

Here we would like to focus on the problem of calculating the average Green’s function of electrons in the presence of a filled Fermi sea.
Bosonization of Interacting Fermions in Arbitrary Dimensions
The cycle shown beginning at the time of maximum extent at the dawn of the polar day. (b) shows the mean daily insolation at 80N. (c) The change in the normalized sea ice area (green) is a simple function of the insolation and a melt rate proportional to the ice area itself.
Robust seasonal cycle of Arctic sea ice area through tipping point in amplitude
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