Definition of Sea level

1. Noun. Level of the ocean's surface (especially that halfway between mean high and low tide); used as a standard in reckoning land elevation or sea depth.

Generic synonyms: Water Level



Definition of Sea level

1. Noun. The nominal height of the surface of the oceans above which heights of geographical features and aircraft flight levels are measured. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sea Level

sea lane
sea lanes
sea language
sea lark
sea larks
sea lavender
sea lawyer
sea legs
sea lemon
sea lemons
sea leopard
sea leopards
sea letter
sea lettuce
sea lettuces
sea level (current term)
sea levels
sea lilies
sea lily
sea lion
sea lions
sea loach
sea louse
sea mantis
sea mark
sea mat
sea maw
sea mew
sea mile

Literary usage of Sea level

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1. The Panama Canal by Frederic Jennings Haskin (1913)
"To have undertaken a sea-level canal would have involved this Government in ... It is, perhaps, putting it too strongly to say that a sea-level canal is a ..."

2. The Panama Canal by Frederic Jennings Haskin (1913)
"To have undertaken a sea-level canal would have involved this Government in difficulties so great that even with all the wealth and determination of America ..."

3. Physiography by Rollin D. Salisbury (1907)
"Other conditions remaining constant, the sea-level would lie depressed everywhere ... Similarly, if the sea-level rose at one point, it would seem that it ..."

4. Field Geology by Frederic Henry Lahee (1917)
"Displacement Relative to sea level.—When we say that one fault block has moved up or down with respect to another, we do not imply anything as to the actual ..."

5. The Principles and Practice of Surveying by Charles Blaney Breed, George Leonard Hosmer (1908)
"Since all other lines are derived from the base by calculation, all the lines will be reduced to sea level without further correction if the base itself is ..."

6. Proceedings by American Society of Civil Engineers (1907)
"Evaporation from the Salton Sea at 6 ft. per annum plus rainfall would reduce the water accession as follows: At water surface 200 ft. below sea level, ..."

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