sea-green

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj sea-green of the color of the sea; bluish green
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Sea-green Of a beautiful bluish green color, like sea water on soundings.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • sea-green Having a luminous bluish-green color, suggesting that sometimes seen in sea-water.
    • n sea-green A rich bluish green of high luminosity.
    • n sea-green Ground overflowed by the sea in spring tides.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Sea-green green like the sea
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. ; Dut. zee, Ger. see, Ice. sær, Dan. .

Usage

In literature:

There was the slow, restful, swinging motion of the waves in that music; the coolness of the deep green seas.
"The Little Colonel's House Party" by Annie Fellows Johnston
Right ahead of us, across the tumbling seas, showed the dim, green tops of mountains, half lost in the drifting rain.
"A Sea Queen's Sailing" by Charles Whistler
Diane, indeed: Diane of the green Aegean sea and the marbles of Athens!
"The Grey Cloak" by Harold MacGrath
And I was brought to this island by the waves of the Great Green Sea.
"The Treasury of Ancient Egypt" by Arthur E. P. B. Weigall
The desolation of the Campagna, that green motionless sea of silence, comes up to and almost washes the walls of the city.
"Roman Mosaics" by Hugh Macmillan
But my real colour was never sea-green in politics any more than it is yellow in literature or journalism.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 158, January 28th, 1920" by Various
And at half-past one in the morning, far away at sea, a green light, bright as an emerald, flashed thrice and was gone.
"The Summons" by A.E.W. Mason
There were stretches of deep sea-green as well, far off upon its bosom.
"Four Weird Tales" by Algernon Blackwood
One curling black sea came foaming back, and met the green sea that was plunging on to the reef.
"The Romance of the Coast" by James Runciman
And if you are satisfied with the payment, you must come and play to us down in the green palace of the sea.
"Old Peter's Russian Tales" by Arthur Ransome
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In poetry:

And I have asked to be
Where no storms come,
Where the green swell is in the havens dumb,
And out of the swing of the sea.
"Heaven--Haven: A Nun Takes The Veil" by Gerard Manley Hopkins
And what more fit than that the wave
He loved through life to stem
Should sing above his green sea grave
This sailor's requiem!
"Dirge For A Sailor" by Clinton Scollard
For these the blossom-sprinkled turf
That floods the lonely graves
When Spring rolls in her sea-green surf
In flowery-foaming waves.
"The Two Armies" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
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
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

In news:

A sea of green and gold.
Idaho welcomes state's first and only green sea turtle.
Grace MacNaull sunbathes with Lucky the one-flippered giant Hawaiian green sea turtle at Lani Hononua Beach.
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.
About two miles of coastline from Cornucopia to the Apostle Islands sea caves had a light coating of blue-green algae.
Green Sea-Floyd's Calesio Newman makes finals at Olympic Trials.
Parting the (green and) Red Sea.
We were awe struck with the lush green of the Blufields, Panama after 17 months of the blue sky/seas of our voayage.
The center's veterinarian, Dr Terry Norton, says the green sea turtles have recovered sufficiently to return to the wild.
Stranded Green Sea Turtle .
Beam is a green sea turtle that was hit by a boat in March of 2011 in Florida.
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 .
A decision from researchers in Hawai`i could potentially change the protected status of green sea turtle s around the world.
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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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