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sea otter a large marine otter of the northern Pacific coast.
seaplane an airplane that can land on and take off from water.
seaport a city, town, or harbor at which seagoing vessels dock, load, and unload.
sea power naval strength. [2 definitions]
seaquake an earthquake on or under the ocean floor.
sear1 to burn or scorch the outside of. [5 definitions]
sear2 the part of a gun, esp. a handgun, that secures the hammer at a cocked or half-cocked position.
search to look through thoroughly in order to find something. [6 definitions]
searchable combined form of search.
search and rescue an operation undertaken by trained emergency workers to find and rescue persons lost, missing, or injured in a remote or dangerous place.
search box in computing, a box in a graphical user interface for typed input into a program that attempts to find matching terms in a file or collection of files.
search engine a software program that searches a database or network, esp. the Internet, for data, files, or documents containing terms specified by the user.
searcher one who searches. [2 definitions]
searching examining thoroughly. [2 definitions]
searchlight a lamp, usu. with a reflector, that can direct a powerful beam of light in any direction.
search me (informal) used in speaking to say that one does not have the information that another person is seeking. It can also give the impression that one does not care about this matter.
search party a group of people organized to search for someone or something that is missing.
search warrant a legal document authorizing a police officer to search a specified person, premise, or dwelling.
seascape a view of the ocean or a representation of it, such as a painting.
seashell the shell of an ocean mollusk, esp. one that has washed up on the shore.
seashore land that borders on the ocean.