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n. 1 (plural of ocean English) 2 all seven seas

Oceans (Pearl Jam song)

"Oceans" is a song by the American rock band Pearl Jam. Featuring lyrics written by vocalist Eddie Vedder and music co-written by Vedder, guitarist Stone Gossard, and bassist Jeff Ament, "Oceans" was released in 1992 as the fourth single from the band's debut album, Ten (1991). Remixed versions of the song can be found on the " Even Flow" single and the 2009 Ten reissue.

Oceans (Morning Runner song)

"Oceans" is a song by English rock band Morning Runner and was featured on their debut album, Wilderness Is Paradise Now. It was released on 14 August 2006 and was the band's final single (see 2006 in British music).

The song enjoyed some success on the radio, being made single of the week by Colin and Edith on BBC Radio 1 on June 19 2006. In spite of this, it subsequently failed to gain enough airplay, and was reduced by the label from a CD and vinyl release to merely a vinyl release. The B-side planned to be on the CD version of the single, "When Your Watch Stops", was however still made available for download.

The music video for the single was shot in early June in New York.

Oceans (The Tea Party song)

"Oceans" is a song by Canadian rock band The Tea Party. It was released as a promotional single in Canada, and their last single before disbanding. The music video was created by a team of animators and motion graphics students at York University headed by Jaimie Webster and Jonathon Corbiére.

"Oceans" was written in dedication to The Tea Party's late manager Steve Hoffman, who died of lung cancer in 2003. With the release of the single, The Tea Party hoped to bring more attention to the Steven Hoffman Fund.

Oceans (TV series)

Oceans is an eight-part series on BBC Two, which seeks to provide a better understanding of the state of the Earth's oceans today, their role in the past, present and future and their significance in global terms. Paul Rose also documents some of the scientific observations his team made as a feature for BBC News.

Oceans (film)

Oceans is a 2009 French-American nature documentary film directed, produced, co-written, and narrated by Jacques Perrin, with Jacques Cluzaud as co-director. The film explores the marine species of Earth's five oceans and reflects on the negative aspects of human activity on the environment, with Perrin ( Pierce Brosnan in English) providing narration.

Budgeted at around $80 million, it was filmed in over 50 different places and took four years to film. In North America, the film was distributed by Disney, who cut 20 minutes mostly depicting violent massacres of sea animals (recreated through visual effects) in order to aim it at a younger audience.

Oceans (Evanescence song)

"Oceans" is a song by American rock band Evanescence, from their third studio album, Evanescence (2011). Written by band members Amy Lee, Terry Balsamo, Tim McCord, and produced by Nick Raskulinecz, "Oceans" is an electronic rock song about brokenness without having an irreparable solution. It is influenced by themes of nature, particularly oceans, which led to the song being named after it.

Upon its release, "Oceans" received generally positive reviews from music critics, who complimented Lee's vocal performance and the record's use of synthesizers. The band has also performed the song live, primarily on select dates of their Evanescence Tour.

Oceans (Jay Z song)

"Oceans" is a song by rapper Jay-Z recorded for his twelfth studio album Magna Carta Holy Grail. The song features singer Frank Ocean and was produced by Pharrell Williams, with additional production from Timbaland. The song has peaked at number 83 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100.

Oceans (EP)

Oceans is the third EP by Australian worship band Hillsong United. The EP released on 10 September 2013, and features four versions of the song, " Oceans (Where Feet May Fail)", including the album version, as found on Zion. (February 2013) The song peaked at number one on the Billboard Christian Songs chart at the end of 2013. Billboard referred to the band's name as "United" on the chart.

Oceans (Coldplay song)

"Oceans" is a song by British alternative rock band Coldplay. It is the seventh track from their sixth studio album, Ghost Stories.

Oceans (D. S. Bradford song)

"Oceans" is a song by American rock musician D. S. Bradford. The song was recorded in 2012 and released as a single in conjunction with an original hand drawn art piece on July 1, 2014. According to an interview in Vents Magazine, "Oceans" was Bradford's "testament to a fresh start, a new outlook on life." The song was produced and recorded entirely by Bradford. It was also reported during the interview that "Oceans" is the lead single from Bradford's upcoming debut EP, due for release in 2015.

Oceans (Where Feet May Fail)

"Oceans (Where Feet May Fail)" was released on 10 September 2013 as Hillsong United's second single from their album, Zion. In the United States, the song spent 48 weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot Christian Songs chart, starting in December 2013, and was the top song of 2014 on the chart. An EP, Oceans, includes the album, radio, Red Rocks live, and remix versions of this song. Taya Smith performs the lead vocals. On 30 September 2014, a Spanish version of the song, also sung by Smith, was released to digital retailers. The album edit of the song appeared on the compilations, WOW Worship Lime and WOW Hits 2015.

Usage examples of "oceans".

Those boats she could see now, those fisherwomen out on their feluccas beyond the white bands of breaking waves, their whole lives were dictated by these uncertainties, and the habits of the shoals of whiteback that came and went on the oceans, and which could also only be guessed at in this same approximate way.

Sunrays glinted by day from the young oceans, dazzling the eyes on Earth.

And continents, and winds, and oceans deep, All shapes might throng to share, that fly, or walk or creep,-- 56.

Bright as that wandering Eden Lucifer, Washed by the soft blue Oceans of young air.

Great form is in a watery eclipse Obliterated from the Oceans page, And round its wreck the huge sea-monsters sit, A horrid conclave, and the whistling wave Is heaped over its carcase, like a grave.

Earth continued to be pelted relentlessly by comets, meteorites, and other galactic debris, which brought water to fill the oceans and the components necessary for the successful formation of life.

Among much else, he suggested the method that led directly to the invention of refrigeration, devised the scale of absolute temperature that still bears his name, invented the boosting devices that allowed telegrams to be sent across oceans, and made innumerable improvements to shipping and navigation, from the invention of a popular marine compass to the creation of the first depth sounder.

Animal fossils repeatedly turned up on opposite sides of oceans that were clearly too wide to swim.

Nearly all geology texts tell you that continental crust is three to six miles thick under the oceans, about twenty-five miles thick under the continents, and forty to sixty miles thick under big mountain chains, but there are many puzzling variabilities within these generalizations.

Most oceans are of course much shallower, but even at the average ocean depth of two and a half miles the pressure is equivalent to being squashed beneath a stack of fourteen loaded cement trucks.

Indeed, meteorologists increasingly treat oceans and atmosphere as a single system, which is why we must give them a little of our attention here.

If it lacked this splendid waywardness, ice would sink, and lakes and oceans would freeze from the bottom up.

But if all the water in the atmosphere fell as rain, evenly everywhere, the oceans would deepen by only an inch.

Tides, winds, the Coriolis force, and other effects alter water levels considerably from one ocean to another and within oceans as well.

Until well into the nineteenth century most of what was known about the oceans was based on what washed ashore or came up in fishing nets, and nearly all that was written was based more on anecdote and supposition than on physical evidence.