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USAGE NOTE
"Mar" is sometimes treated as a feminine noun, particularly in poetic or literary contexts, as well as in set phrases such as "alta mar" ("high seas").
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (ocean)
a. el mar
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la mar
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The sea covers more than 70% of the Earth's surface.El mar cubre más del 70% de la superficie de la Tierra.
These sailors loved the sea more than anything.Estos marineros amaban la mar más que cualquier otra cosa.
2. (a great quantity)
a. el mar
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The bride-to-be was mired in a sea of doubts.La novia estaba atascada en un mar de dudas.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
3. (relating to the ocean)
a. marino
The sea breeze feels good on a hot day.La brisa marina se siente bien en un día de calor.
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sea
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. el mar
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
la mar
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
by the seajunto al mar
to go by seair en barco
to go to seaenrolarse de marinero
2. (fig)
a.
a sea of peopleun mar de gente
heavy or rough seasmar gruesa
on the high seas, out at seaen alta mar
to find or get one's sea legsacostumbrarse al mar
3. (fig)
a.
to be all at seaestar totalmente perdido(a), no saber uno por dónde anda
sea airaire del mar
sea anemoneanémona de mar
sea basslubina f
sea battlebatalla naval
sea breambesugo m
sea breezebrisa marina
4. (colloquial)
a.
(old) sea dog(viejo) lobo de mar
5. (nautical)
a.
sea laneruta marítima
sea levelnivel del mar
sea lionleón marino
sea monstermonstruo marino
sea powerpotencia f naval
sea saltsal marina
sea urchinerizo de mar
sea voyagetravesía f, viaje por mar
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sea [siː]
noun
1 (not land) mar (m) or f in some phrases; (or f in some phrases)
the huge inland sea of Turkana He would often reminisce about his first experience of the sea
(out) at sea en alta mar
to spend three years at sea pasar tres años navegando; to remain two months at sea estar navegando durante dos meses; pasar dos meses en el mar
he had seen a great deal during his lifetime at sea
beside the sea a la orilla del mar; junto al mar
beyond the seas más allá de los mares
from beyond the seas desde más allá de los mares
to go by sea ir por mar
a house by the sea una casa junto al mar or a la orilla del mar
by the sea a pleasant weekend by the sea
heavy sea(s) mar agitado or picado
to ship a heavy sea ser inundado por una ola grande
on the high seas en alta mar
on the sea (boat) en alta mar
rough sea(s) mar agitado or picado
to sail the seas navegar los mares
the seven seas todos los mares del mundo
in Spanish seas en aguas españolas
the little boat was swept out to sea la barquita fue arrastrada mar adentro
to go to sea [+person] hacerse marinero; to put (out) to sea [+sailor, boat] hacerse a la mar; zarpar
to run away [to] sea He ran away to sea when he was 15.
to stand out to sea apartarse de la costa
to be all at sea (about or with sth) estar en un lío (por algo)
worse things happen at sea cosas peores ocurren por ahí
2
a sea of blood un río or mar de sangre
dozens of people lying in a sea of blood seas of blood
a sea of corn un mar de espigas
a sea of faces un mar de caras
a sea of flame un mar de llamas
a sea of troubles un mar de penas
the Sea of Serenity
modifier
sea air (n) aire (m) de mar
sea anemone (n) anémona (f) de mar
sea bass (n) corvina (f)
sea bathing (n) baño (m) en el mar
sea battle (n) batalla (f) naval
sea bed (n) fondo (m) del mar; lecho (m) marino (formal)
sea bird (n) ave (f) marina
sea boot (n) bota (f) de marinero
sea bream (n) besugo (m)
sea breeze (n) brisa (f) marina
sea captain (n) capitán (m) de barco
sea change (n) viraje (m); cambio (m) radical
sea chest (n) cofre (m)
sea coast (n) litoral (m); costa (f) marítima
sea cow (n) manatí (m)
sea crossing (n) travesía (f)
sea dog (n) lobo (m) de mar
sea fight (n) combate (m) naval
sea fish (n) pez (m) marino
sea front (n) paseo (m) marítimo
sea green (n) verde mar (m)
His eyes were a vivid sea green
sea horse (n) caballito (m) de mar; hipocampo (m)
sea kale (n) col (f) marina
sea lamprey (n) lamprea (f) marina
sea lane (n) ruta (f) marítima
sea legs (n)
to find one's sea legs mantener el equilibrio (en barco)
sea level (n) nivel (m) del mar
800 metres above sea level 800 metros sobre el nivel del mar
sea lion (n) león (m) marino
sea mist (n) bruma (f) marina
sea perch (n) perca (f) de mar
sea power (n) potencia (f) naval
sea room (n) espacio (m) para maniobrar
sea route (n) ruta (f) marítima
sea salt (n) sal (f) marina
sea serpent (n) serpiente (f) de mar
sea shanty (n) saloma (f)
sea transport (n) transporte (m) por mar; transporte (m) marítimo
sea trip (n) viaje (m) por mar
sea trout (n) trucha (f) marina; reo (m)
sea urchin (n) erizo (m) de mar
sea wall (n) malecón (m); rompeolas (m)
sea water (n) agua (f) de mar
sea wrack (n) algas (f) (en la playa)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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