adv.1.On the sea; at sea; toward the sea.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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With the help of the local squire, a voyage is soon afoot (or a-sea) with accompanying seamen, ship's cooks and stowaways taking to the briny aboard the Hispanayiota.
Figure 5 and Table 1 show that TSP of bamboo-wood hybrid scrimber filled with nanoparticles was decreased by 29.47% compared to untreated bamboo-wood hybrid scrimber after 900 s of combustion, the values of average extinction area (a-SEA) was decreased by 33.04%, this proved that bamboo-wood hybrid scrimber filled with nanoparticles has the function of smoke suppression, and that is because nanoparticles blocked the escape channel of smoke in bamboo-wood hybrid scrimber.
Most people need about two days to recover after being sickened by foods contaminated with what's known as staphylococcal enterotoxin A-SEA. Produced by Staphylococcus aureus, this toxin is a leading cause of foodborne illness worldwide.