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o·cean·ol·o·gy

 (ō′shə-nŏl′ə-jē)
o′cean·o·log′ic (ō′shə-nə-lŏj′ĭk), o′cean·o·log′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
o′cean·o·log′i·cal·ly adv.
o′cean·ol′o·gist n.

oceanology

(ˌəʊʃəˈnɒlədʒɪ; ˌəʊʃɪə-)
n
(Physical Geography) the study of the sea, esp of its economic geography

o•cea•nol•o•gy

(ˌoʊ ʃəˈnɒl ə dʒi, ˌoʊ ʃi ə-)

n.
the science concerned with the practical application of oceanography.
[1860–65, Amer.]
o′cea•no•log′ic, o′cea•no•log′i•cal,

adj.
o`cea•nol′o•gist, n.

oceanology

oceanography.
See also: Sea
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.oceanology - the branch of science dealing with physical and biological aspects of the oceansoceanology - the branch of science dealing with physical and biological aspects of the oceans
earth science - any of the sciences that deal with the earth or its parts
hydrography - the science of the measurement and description and mapping of the surface waters of the earth with special reference to navigation
El Nino - (oceanography) a warm ocean current that flows along the equator from the date line and south off the coast of Ecuador at Christmas time