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Ocean vs. Land — What's the Difference?

Ocean vs. Land — What's the Difference?

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Ocean

The ocean (also the sea or the world ocean) is the body of salt water which covers approximately 71% of the surface of the Earth and contains 97% of Earth's water. Another definition is "any of the large bodies of water into which the great ocean is divided".
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Land

Land is the solid surface of Earth that is not permanently submerged in water. The vast majority of human activity throughout history has occurred in land areas that support agriculture, habitat, and various natural resources.
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Ocean

The entire body of salt water that covers more than 70 percent of the earth's surface.
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Land

A state of Germany or Austria.
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Ocean

Abbr. Oc. or O. Any of the principal divisions of the ocean, including the Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, Arctic, and Southern Oceans.
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Land

Put (someone or something) on land from a boat
He landed his troops at Hastings
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Ocean

A great expanse or amount
"that ocean of land which is Russia" (Henry A. Kissinger).
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Land

Come down through the air and rest on the ground or another surface
We will shortly be landing at Gatwick
A fly landed on Tom's nose
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Ocean

(countable) One of the large bodies of water separating the continents.
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Land

Cause someone to be in (a difficult situation)
His exploits always landed him in trouble
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Ocean

(uncountable) Water belonging to an ocean.
The island is surrounded by ocean
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Land

Inflict (a blow) on someone
I won the fight without landing a single punch
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Ocean

(figuratively) An immense expanse; any vast space or quantity without apparent limits.
The boundless ocean of eternity
An ocean of difference
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Land

The solid ground of the earth.
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Ocean

A blue colour, like that of the ocean (also called ocean blue).
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Land

Ground or soil
Tilled the land.
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Ocean

The whole body of salt water which covers more than three fifths of the surface of the globe; - called also the sea, or great sea.
Like the odor of brine from the oceanComes the thought of other years.
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Land

A topographically or functionally distinct tract
Desert land.
Prime building land.
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Ocean

One of the large bodies of water into which the great ocean is regarded as divided, as the Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, Arctic and Antarctic oceans.
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Land

A nation; a country.
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Ocean

An immense expanse; any vast space or quantity without apparent limits; as, the boundless ocean of eternity; an ocean of affairs.
You're gonna need an oceanOf calamine lotion.
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Land

The people of a nation, district, or region.
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Ocean

Of or pertaining to the main or great sea; as, the ocean waves; an ocean stream.
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Land

Lands Territorial possessions or property.
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Ocean

A large body of water constituting a principal part of the hydrosphere
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Land

Public or private landed property; real estate.
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Ocean

Anything apparently limitless in quantity or volume
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Land

(Law) The solid material of the earth as well as the natural and manmade things attached to it and the rights and interests associated with it.
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Land

An agricultural or farming area
Wanted to buy a house on the land.
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Land

Farming considered as a way of life.
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Land

An area or realm
The land of make-believe.
The land of television.
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Land

The raised portion of a grooved surface, as on a phonograph record.
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Land

To bring to and unload on land
Land cargo.
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Land

To set (a vehicle) down on land or another surface
Land an airplane smoothly.
Land a seaplane on a lake.
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Land

(Informal) To cause to arrive in a place or condition
Civil disobedience will land you in jail.
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Land

To catch and pull in (a fish)
Landed a big catfish.
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Land

(Informal) To win; secure
Land a big contract.
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Land

(Informal) To deliver
Landed a blow on his opponent's head.
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Land

To come to shore
Landed against the current with great difficulty.
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Land

To disembark
Landed at a crowded dock.
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Land

To descend toward and settle onto the ground or another surface
The helicopter has landed.
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Land

(Informal) To arrive in a place or condition
Landed at the theater too late for the opening curtain.
Landed in trouble for being late.
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Land

To come to rest in a certain way or place
Slipped and landed on his shoulder.
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Land

The part of Earth which is not covered by oceans or other bodies of water.
Most insects live on land.
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Land

Real estate or landed property; a partitioned and measurable area which is owned and acquired and on which buildings and structures can be built and erected.
There are 50 acres of land in this estate.
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Land

A country or region.
They come from a faraway land.
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Land

A person's country of origin and/or homeplace; homeland.
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Land

The soil, in respect to its nature or quality for farming.
Wet land; good or bad land for growing potatoes
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Land

Realm, domain.
I'm going to Disneyland.
Maybe that's how it works in TV-land, but not in the real world.
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Land

(agriculture) The ground left unploughed between furrows; any of several portions into which a field is divided for ploughing.
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Land

A shock or fright.
He got an awful land when the police arrived.
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Land

(electronics) A conducting area on a board or chip which can be used for connecting wires.
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Land

On a compact disc or similar recording medium, an area of the medium which does not have pits.
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Land

(travel) The non-airline portion of an itinerary. Hotel, tours, cruises, etc.
Our city offices sell a lot more land than our suburban offices.
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Land

(obsolete) The ground or floor.
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Land

(nautical) The lap of the strakes in a clinker-built boat; the lap of plates in an iron vessel; called also landing.
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Land

In any surface prepared with indentations, perforations, or grooves, that part of the surface which is not so treated, such as the level part of a millstone between the furrows.
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Land

(ballistics) The space between the rifling grooves in a gun.
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Land

A group of dwellings or tenements under one roof and having a common entry.
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Land

Lant; urine
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Land

(intransitive) To descend to a surface, especially from the air.
The plane is about to land.
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Land

(dated) To alight, to descend from a vehicle.
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Land

(intransitive) To come into rest.
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Land

(intransitive) To arrive on land, especially a shore or dock, from a body of water.
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Land

(transitive) To bring to land.
It can be tricky to land a helicopter.
Use the net to land the fish.
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Land

To capture or arrest.
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Land

(transitive) To acquire; to secure.
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Land

To succeed in having sexual relations with; to score
Too ugly to ever land a chick
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Land

(transitive) (of a blow) To deliver.
If you land a knockout blow, you’ll win the match
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Land

(intransitive) (of a punch) To connect
If the punches land, you might lose a few teeth!
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Land

(intransitive) To go down well with an audience.
Some of the comedian's jokes failed to land.
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Land

Urine. See Lant.
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Land

The solid part of the surface of the earth; - opposed to water as constituting a part of such surface, especially to oceans and seas; as, to sight land after a long voyage.
They turn their heads to sea, their sterns to land.
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Land

Any portion, large or small, of the surface of the earth, considered by itself, or as belonging to an individual or a people, as a country, estate, farm, or tract.
Go view the land, even Jericho.
Ill fares the land, to hastening ills a prey,Where wealth accumulates and men decay.
A poor parson dwelling upon land [i.e., in the country].
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Land

Ground, in respect to its nature or quality; soil; as, wet land; good or bad land.
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Land

The inhabitants of a nation or people.
These answers, in the silent night received,The king himself divulged, the land believed.
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Land

The mainland, in distinction from islands.
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Land

The ground or floor.
Herself upon the land she did prostrate.
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Land

The ground left unplowed between furrows; any one of several portions into which a field is divided for convenience in plowing.
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Land

Any ground, soil, or earth whatsoever, as meadows, pastures, woods, etc., and everything annexed to it, whether by nature, as trees, water, etc., or by the hand of man, as buildings, fences, etc.; real estate.
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Land

The lap of the strakes in a clinker-built boat; the lap of plates in an iron vessel; - called also landing.
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Land

In any surface prepared with indentations, perforations, or grooves, that part of the surface which is not so treated, as the level part of a millstone between the furrows, or the surface of the bore of a rifled gun between the grooves.
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Land

To set or put on shore from a ship or other water craft; to disembark; to debark.
I 'll undertake to land them on our coast.
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Land

To catch and bring to shore; to capture; as, to land a fish.
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Land

To set down after conveying; to cause to fall, alight, or reach; to bring to the end of a course; as, he landed the quoit near the stake; to be thrown from a horse and landed in the mud; to land one in difficulties or mistakes.
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Land

To pilot (an airplane) from the air onto the land; as, to land the plane on a highway.
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Land

To come to the end of a course; to arrive at a destination, literally or figuratively; as, he landed in trouble; after hithchiking for a week, he landed in Los Angeles.
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Land

To go on shore from a ship or boat; to disembark.
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Land

To reach and come to rest on land after having been in the air; as, the arrow landed in a flower bed; the golf ball landed in a sand trap; our airplane landed in Washington.
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Land

The land on which real estate is located;
He built the house on land leased from the city
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Land

Material in the top layer of the surface of the earth in which plants can grow (especially with reference to its quality or use);
The land had never been plowed
Good agricultural soil
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Land

The solid part of the earth's surface;
The plane turned away from the sea and moved back over land
The earth shook for several minutes
He dropped the logs on the ground
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Land

Territory over which rule or control is exercised;
His domain extended into Europe
He made it the law of the land
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Land

The territory occupied by a nation;
He returned to the land of his birth
He visited several European countries
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Land

A domain in which something is dominant;
The untroubled kingdom of reason
A land of make-believe
The rise of the realm of cotton in the south
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Land

Extensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own use;
The family owned a large estate on Long Island
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Land

The people who live in a nation or country;
A statement that sums up the nation's mood
The news was announced to the nation
The whole country worshipped him
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Land

A politically organized body of people under a single government;
The state has elected a new president
African nations
Students who had come to the nation's capitol
The country's largest manufacturer
An industrialized land
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Land

United States inventor who incorporated Polaroid film into lenses and invented the one-step photographic process (1909-1991)
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Land

Working the land as an occupation or way of life;
Farming is a strenuous life
There's no work on the land any more
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Land

Reach or come to rest;
The bird landed on the highest branch
The plane landed in Istanbul
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Land

Cause to come to the ground;
The pilot managed to land the airplane safely
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Land

Bring into a different state;
This may land you in jail
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Land

Bring ashore;
The drug smugglers landed the heroin on the beach of the island
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Land

Deliver (a blow);
He landed several blows on his opponent's head
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Land

Arrive on shore;
The ship landed in Pearl Harbor
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Land

Shoot at and force to come down;
The enemy landed several of our aircraft
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Land

Relating to or characteristic of or occurring on land;
Land vehicles
Sea stories
Sea smells
Sea traffic
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Land

Operating or living or growing in water;
Boats are aquatic vehicles
Water lilies are aquatic plants
Fish are aquatic animals
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