Mean Sea Level (MSL)

Science / Tides and Currents / Mean Sea Level (MSL): A tidal datum. The arithmetic mean of hourly heights observed over the National Tidal Datum Epoch. Shorter series are specified in the name; e.g., monthly mean sea level and yearly mean sea level.

Other Words for Level

Level Verb Synonyms: aim, point, draw a bead, direct, train, focus
Level Adjective Synonyms: even, smooth, plane, uniform, plain, flat, flush, straight, true
Level Noun Synonyms: horizontal, prone, supine
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Other Words for Mean

Mean Adjective Synonyms: denote, signify, indicate, note, specify, designate, represent, betoken, signal, carry, convey, drive at, refer to, allude to, communicate, express, bring out, get over or across, imply, suggest, connote, intimate, hint (at)
Mean Verb Synonyms: portend, show, foretell, foreshadow, promise, presage, augur, herald
Mean Noun Synonyms: intend, design, purpose, plan, aim, have in mind, contemplate, have in view, want, wish, expect, hope, be motivated by, have as justification
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Other Words for Sea

Sea Adjective Synonyms: ocean, deep blue sea, high seas, (briny) deep, (bounding) main, Neptune's or Poseidon's kingdom or domain, blue water, Davy Jones's locker, briny, drink, pond (= 'Atlantic Ocean')
Sea Verb Synonyms: swell, breaker, wave
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Sargasso Sea

Science / Tides and Currents / Sargasso Sea: The west central region of the sub-tropical gyre of the North Atlantic Ocean. It is bounded by the North Atlantic, Canary, North Equatorial, and Antilles Currents, and the Gulf Stream. It is character MORE

Root Mean Squared (RMS)

Technology / Home Audio / Root Mean Squared (RMS): A term used to indicate the average level of power that a receiver or amplifier can sustain over a given period of time. Average power ratings (ex: 100 watts RMS) provide a more realistic assessment o MORE

Resistance Level

Business / Finance / Resistance Level: A price level above which it is supposedly difficult for a security or market to rise. Price ceiling at which technical analysts note persistent selling of a commodity or security. Antithesis of suppo MORE

Sea Bands

Life Style / Travel / Sea Bands: A product resembling a bracelet that is worn on the wrists and operates via accupressure. Wearers claim that seasickness can be avoided by their use, thus eliminating the need for drugs such as dramam MORE

Sea Breeze

Science / Weather / Sea Breeze: A diurnal coastal breeze that blows onshore, from the sea to the land. It is caused by the temperature difference when the surface of the land is warmer than the adjacent body of water. Predominate du MORE

Sea Fog

Science / Weather / Sea Fog: A type of advection fog which forms in warm moist air cooled to saturation as the air moves across cold water. MORE

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