any sedentary marine animal of the phylum Coelenterata, having a columnar body and one or more circles of tentacles surrounding the mouth.
any of various anthozoan coelenterates, esp of the order Actiniaria, having a polypoid body with oral rings of tentacles See also actinia
Any of numerous, often brightly colored cnidarians of the class Anthozoa, having flexible cylindrical bodies with tentacles surrounding a central mouth. Sea anemones are related to jellyfish and corals, but have no free-swimming (medusoid) stage, and resemble flowers.
- Sea aster
noun 1. a composite perennial plant of salt marshes, Aster tripolium, having yellow and purple flowers like those of the related Michaelmas daisy
noun 1. a tubular canvas bag closed by a drawstring, used by a sailor for gear. noun 1. a canvas bag, closed by a line threaded through grommets at the top, used by a seaman for his belongings
noun See sea-basing
noun the periodic inspection and servicing of ships at sea instead of requiring them to come ashore; also written seabasing