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o·cean·og·ra·phy

 (ō′shə-nŏg′rə-fē)
n.
The exploration and scientific study of the ocean and its phenomena. Also called oceanology.

o′cean·og′ra·pher n.
o′cean·o·graph′ic (ō′shə-nə-grăf′ĭk), o′cean·o·graph′i·cal adj.
o′cean·o·graph′i·cal·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.oceanographer - a scientist who studies physical and biological aspects of the seasoceanographer - a scientist who studies physical and biological aspects of the seas
scientist - a person with advanced knowledge of one or more sciences
Translations

oceanographer

[ˌəʊʃəˈnɒgrəfəʳ] Noceanógrafo/a m/f

oceanographer

[ˌəʊʃəˈnɒgrəfər] nocéanographe mf

oceanographer

nOzeanograf(in) m(f), → Meereskundler(in) m(f)

oceanographer

[ˌəʊʃəˈnɒgrəfəʳ] noceanografo/a
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