Definitions for oceanicˌoʊ ʃiˈæn ɪk
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
o•ce•an•icˌoʊ ʃiˈæn ɪk(adj.)
of, living in, or produced by the ocean:
of or pertaining to the region of water lying above the bathyal, abyssal, and hadal zones of the sea bottom.
Category: Ecology, Oceanography
(n.)(cap.) (in most classifications) a branch of the Austronesian language family that includes all Austronesian languages spoken from New Guinea and the Caroline Islands E through Polynesia.
Origin of oceanic:
1650–60; < ML ōceanicus
Oceanic, Eastern Malayo-Polynesian(adj)
an eastern subfamily of Malayo-Polynesian languages
relating to or occurring or living in or frequenting the open ocean
"oceanic islands like Bermuda"; "oceanic currents"; "oceanic birds"; "pelagic organisms"; "pelagic whaling"
resembling the ocean in apparent limitlessness in extent or degree
"the oceanic violence of his rage"
constituting or living in the open sea
"oceanic waters"; "oceanic life"
Of or pertaining to Oceania; Oceanian.
Of or relating to the ocean.
Living in, produced by, or frequenting the ocean; pelagic.
Resembling an ocean in vastness or extent.