Open sea

Open sea
Open sea \Open sea\ (Internat. Law) A sea open to all nations. See {Mare clausum}. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • open sea — n. 1. the expanse of sea away from any coastlines, bays, inlets, etc. 2. HIGH SEAS …   English World dictionary

  • open sea — atvira jūra statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Jūros ar vandenyno dalis, esanti už kurios nors valstybės teritorinių vandenų ir bendrai naudojama visų valstybių. atitikmenys: angl. high sea; open sea vok. Hochsee, f; offene See …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • open sea — the open part of a sea or ocean, extending outward from the continental shelf, usually outside territorial waters …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • open sea — noun 1. : the part of the sea not enclosed between headlands or included in narrow straits : the main sea 2. : the part of the sea outside the territorial jurisdiction or maritime belt of any country compare mare clausum …   Useful english dictionary

  • open sea — the main body of a sea or ocean, esp. the part that is outside territorial waters and not enclosed, or partially enclosed, by land. * * * …   Universalium

  • open sea — noun That part of the sea out of sight of land …   Wiktionary

  • open sea — part of the sea that is not surrounded by land …   English contemporary dictionary

  • open sea — /oʊpən ˈsi/ (say ohpuhn see) noun the main body of a sea or ocean, especially that outside territorial waters or not enclosed by headlands or lying between straits …   Australian English dictionary

  • open sea — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. high seas, the briny deep, the deep, the waves; see ocean …   English dictionary for students

  • open sea — The expanse and mass of any great body of water, as distinguished from its margin or coast, its harbors, bays, creeks, inlets …   Black's law dictionary

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