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    Oceans Definition Match --

    Directions: MATCH the Oceans and Maritime word list with its vocabulary definition. Use the pull down menu bar to select the letter match for the Oceans and Maritime word puzzle with 18 vocabulary words.
    When you hit "Submit," you will get back the correct Oceans and Maritime definition match answers, the percentage score for the correct answers and a sentence.
    Clue: This Oceans and Maritime vocabulary list comes from the OCEANS themed activities. In addition to this Oceans and Maritime Definition Match with a Oceans and Maritime word list of 18 vocabulary words, also provides a Oceans and Maritime Fill-in-the-Blank word game, a Word Puzzle, Word Search, Crossword, Synonym and Antonym puzzle and a True or False activity.
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    Word List
    1) maritime
    2) estuary
    3) biodiversity
    4) intertidal
    5) disphoticzone
    6) submerge
    7) substrate
    8) brackish
    9) bioluminescence
    10) plankton
    11) ecosystem
    12) continentalshelf
    13) tsunami
    14) oceanographic
    15) organism
    16) aquatic
    17) sediment
    18) hurricane
    Definition List
    A)  Growing or living in or near water (adjective)
    B)  The variety of life forms on Earth or in a specific habitat or ecosystem (noun)
    C)  The process by which living things produce light (noun)
    D)  Having a combination of fresh and salt water (adjective)
    E)  The descending area of land around the edges of each land mass (noun)
    F)  The middle ocean zone that receives very little sunlight and contains no plants and few animals (noun)
    G)  A set or arrangement of plants, animals and bacteria interrelated together with its physical and chemical environment (noun)
    H)  The part of the river where fresh water mixes with the ocean\'s salt water (noun)
    I)  A violent tropical cyclone with winds moving at 73 or more MPH, often accompanied by torrential rains (noun)
    J)  Having to do with the area of a seashore between the high-tide mark and the low-tide mark (adjective)
    K)  On, near, or living near the sea; of or relating to sea navigation, shipping, etc. (adjective)
    L)  Having to do with the study of oceans, including their water, biology and geology (adjective)
    M)  Any individual animal, plant, bacterium, etc. having various parts or systems that function together as a whole to maintain life and its activities (noun)
    N)  Tiny plants and animals that live on or near the surface of the ocean (noun)
    O)  Particles of dirt and rock that are carried by water, wind or ice and deposited elsewhere (noun)
    P)  To place under or cover with water or the like; to plunge into water (verb)
    Q)  Any surface where an animal or plant grows or is attached (noun)
    R)  A huge wave caused by a great disturbance under the ocean, as a strong earthquake or violent eruption (noun)