the study of the ocean, its ecosystems, and life forms; also called oceanography , oceanology
- Marine snow
noun 1. small particles of organic biogenic marine sediment, including the remains of organisms, faecal matter, and the shells of planktonic oganisms, that slowly drift down to the sea floor
noun 1. a person who is responsible for the maintenance of the vessels of a shipping line, for their docking and the handling of cargo, and for the hiring of personnel for deck departments.
[mar-uh-net] /ˌmær əˈnɛt/ noun 1. a city in NE Wisconsin.
[mar-uh-net-ee; Italian mah-ree-net-tee] /ˌmær əˈnɛt i; Italian ˌmɑ riˈnɛt ti/ noun 1. Emilio Filippo Tommaso [e-mee-lyaw fee-leep-paw tawm-mah-zaw] /ɛˈmi lyɔ fiˈlip pɔ tɔmˈmɑ zɔ/ (Show IPA), 1876–1944, Italian writer. /Italian mariˈnetti/ noun 1. Filippo Tommaso (fiˈlippo tomˈmaːzo). 1876–1944, Italian poet; founder of futurism (1909)