sea bass

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n sea bass any of various food and sport fishes of the Atlantic coast of the United States having an elongated body and long spiny dorsal fin
    • n sea bass the lean flesh of a saltwater fish of the family Serranidae
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Sea bass (Zoöl) A large marine food fish (Serranus atrarius syn. Centropristis atrarius) which abounds on the Atlantic coast of the United States. It is dark bluish, with black bands, and more or less varied with small white spots and blotches. Called also, locally, blue bass black sea bass blackfish bluefish, and black perch.
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Usage

In literature:

Immediately, soprano, alto, bass and tenor launched forth upon the sea of song.
"Eben Holden" by Irving Bacheller
Bass had from his early years shown a desire to go to sea.
"The Life of Captain Matthew Flinders" by Ernest Scott
I thundered powerfully down in the bass; that was the North Sea, the chorus in thy present grand' opera.
"O. T." by Hans Christian Andersen
SEA BASS OR BLACK FISH.
"Directions for Cookery, in its Various Branches" by Eliza Leslie
The trout, or the wild duck, or the sea bass is only an innocent excuse to be alone with the Infinite.
"Vanishing Roads and Other Essays" by Richard Le Gallienne
Habitat: Bass Strait, 45 fathoms; and elsewhere in the Australian seas.
"Narrative Of The Voyage Of H.M.S. Rattlesnake, Commanded By The Late Captain Owen Stanley, R.N., F.R.S. Etc. During The Years 1846-1850. Including Discoveries And Surveys In New Guinea, The Louisiade Archipelago, Etc. To Which Is Added The Account Of Mr. E.B. Kennedy's Expedition For The Exploration Of The Cape York Peninsula. By John Macgillivray, F.R.G.S. Naturalist To The Expedition. In Two Volumes. Volume 1." by John MacGillivray
Mr Bass kept the sheet of the sail in his hand, drawing in a few inches occasionally, when he saw a particularly heavy sea following.
"A Voyage to Terra Australis" by Matthew Flinders
Above the roar of the elemental strife she could hear the deep and mighty bass of the roaring sea.
"The Unseen Bridgegroom" by May Agnes Fleming
Sea trout, striped bass or other fish may be used.
"Mrs. Wilson's Cook Book" by Mary A. Wilson
The bass ran stubbornly out to sea.
"Navy Boys Behind the Big Guns" by Halsey Davidson
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In poetry:

Coarse woven cloth
The beach at Fujie:
Catching sea bass,
A fisherman, is that what I'll seem?
As I journey on my way…
"Coarse woven cloth" by Kakinomoto no Asomi Hitomaro
Yes, he is harping on the "Sea of glass,"
Where saints begin, and angels join the strain;
While Spheres in one profound, eternal bass,
Sing thro' their orbs, illumined as they pass,
And constellations catch the long refrain.
"The Lute Of Afric's Tribe" by Albery Allson Whitman

In news:

Wal-Mart to bring back Chilean sea bass, but critics see a mixed message on overfishing.
Sea Bass Fillets with Parsley Sauce.
Federal Sea Bass Closure Lawsuit Dismissed.
For the FourCoursemen dinners (as well as his restaurant, Farm 255), chef Matt Palmerlee loves to use sustainable seafood like the line-caught sea bass here.
Bob Chambers, a private chef and former F&W staffer, created this delectable butter-fried sea bass .
The sea bass that anglers have had to throw back the last few weeks will become legal again on Sunday.
Those sea bass should be piled up on inshore wrecks and reefs after the closure.
Weekend anglers get their last shot at fluke the next couple of days, and can even supplement their catches with sea bass on Sunday.
The summer flounder season closes next Friday, while sea bass fishing resumes Sunday through Oct.14.
Giant Sea Bass Drags California Angler to Sea.
Showing us how to make a Chilean sea bass with a zesty lemon sauce is Chef Dave Gossett.
White Sea Bass Population Growing Off Ventura, Santa Barbara Counties Thanks To Volunteer Efforts.
Fresh filet of sea bass Salt & Pepper Oil and butter.
Roasted Sea Bass With Potatoes, Capers and Olives.
Sea Bass with Fennel and Saffron Sauce.
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In science:

Axelrod and Hamilton [117] quote the example of sea bass, a hermaphrodite where partners stay together a long time and change sex roles on a regular basis.
Biological Evolution and Statistical Physics
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