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sea·weed

 (sē′wēd′)
n.
1. Any of numerous marine algae, such as a kelp, rockweed, or gulfweed.
2. A mass of such algae.

seaweed

(ˈsiːˌwiːd)
n
1. (Plants) any of numerous multicellular marine algae that grow on the seashore, in salt marshes, in brackish water, or submerged in the ocean
2. (Plants) any of certain other plants that grow in or close to the sea

sea•weed

(ˈsiˌwid)

n.
1. any of numerous leafy or branching marine algae.
2. any of various marine plants.
[1570–80]

sea·weed

(sē′wēd′)
Any of various algae or plants that live in ocean waters. Some species are free-floating, while others are attached to the ocean bottom. Seaweed range from the size of a pinhead to large fronds extending up to 100 feet (30.5 meters) in length.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.seaweed - plant growing in the sea, especially marine algaeseaweed - plant growing in the sea, especially marine algae
alga, algae - primitive chlorophyll-containing mainly aquatic eukaryotic organisms lacking true stems and roots and leaves
arame - an edible seaweed with a mild flavor
wrack - dried seaweed especially that cast ashore
seagrass - any of various seaweeds that grow underwater in shallow beds; "seagrass provides a protective environment in which young fish can develop"
sea wrack, wrack - growth of marine vegetation especially of the large forms such as rockweeds and kelp
sea tang, tang - any of various coarse seaweeds
Translations
أعْشاب بَحْرِيَّهطُحْلُبٌ بَحْرِيّ
chaluhamořské řasy
tang
algo
merilevä
alge
hínár
sjávargróîur; òari, òang
海藻
해초
chaluha
morska trava
tång
สาหร่ายทะเล
deniz yosunuyosun
tảo biển

seaweed

[ˈsiːwiːd] Nalga f

seaweed

[ˈsiːwiːd]
nalgues fpl
modif [products, bath] → à base d'algues

seaweed

[ˈsiːˌwiːd] nalghe fpl
a strand of seaweed → un'alga

sea

(siː) noun
1. (often with the) the mass of salt water covering most of the Earth's surface. I enjoy swimming in the sea; over land and sea; The sea is very deep here; (also adjective) A whale is a type of large sea animal.
2. a particular area of sea. the Baltic Sea; These fish are found in tropical seas.
3. a particular state of the sea. mountainous seas.
ˈseaward(s) adverb
towards the sea; away from the land. The yacht left the harbour and sailed seawards.
ˈseaboard noun
the seacoast. the eastern seaboard of the United States.
sea breeze
a breeze blowing from the sea towards the land.
ˈseafaring adjective
of work or travel on ships. a seafaring man.
ˈseafood noun
fish, especially shellfish.
adjective
seafood restaurants.
ˈseafront noun
a promenade or part of a town with its buildings facing the sea.
ˈsea-going adjective
designed and equipped for travelling on the sea. a sea-going yacht.
ˈseagull noun
a gull.
sea level
the level of the surface of the sea used as a base from which the height of land can be measured. three hundred metres above sea level.
ˈsea-lion noun
a type of large seal.
ˈseamanplural ˈseamen noun
a sailor, especially a member of a ship's crew who is not an officer.
ˈseaport noun
a port on the coast.
ˈseashell noun
the (empty) shell of a sea creature.
ˈseashore noun
the land close to the sea.
ˈseasick adjective
ill because of the motion of a ship at sea. Were you seasick on the voyage?
ˈseasickness noun
ˈseaside noun
(usually with the) a place beside the sea. We like to go to the seaside in the summer.
ˈseaweed noun
plants growing in the sea. The beach was covered with seaweed.
ˈseaworthy adjective
(negative unseaworthy) (of a ship) suitably built and in good enough condition to sail at sea.
ˈseaworthiness noun
at sea
1. on a ship and away from land. He has been at sea for four months.
2. puzzled or bewildered. Can I help you? You seem all at sea.
go to sea
to become a sailor. He wants to go to sea.
put to sea
to leave the land or a port. They planned to put to sea the next day.

seaweed

طُحْلُبٌ بَحْرِيّ mořské řasy tang Seetang φύκι alga marina merilevä algue alge alga marina 海藻 해초 zeewier tang og tare wodorost alga marinha морская водоросль tång สาหร่ายทะเล yosun tảo biển 海藻
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