blue water

The open ocean; deep seas.

After clearing the cape, the still had an hours sailing to reach blue water.

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  • Blue water — Blue Blue (bl[=u]), a. [Compar. {Bluer} (bl[=u] [ e]r); superl. {Bluest}.] [OE. bla, blo, blew, blue, livid, black, fr.[=a]r livid; akin to Dan. blaa blue, Sw. bl[*a], D. blauw, OHG. bl[=a]o, G. blau; but influenced in form by F. bleu,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Blue Water — The phrase blue water also refers to deep water; see Maritime geography. : For the Amtrak route, see Blue Water (passenger train). : see also Bluewater (disambiguation) Blue Water was the Rainbow Code name for a British nuclear missile under… …   Wikipedia

  • Blue Water — Seriendaten Deutscher Titel: Die Macht des Zaubersteins Originaltitel: Fushigi no umi no Nadia (ふしぎの海のナディア) Produktionsland: Japan Produktionsjahr(e): 1990–1991 Produzent: Hiroshi Kubata, Ken ichi Maruyama, Keiichirō Yoshida …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • blue water — noun : the open sea talk to the swart men just in from blue water D.C.Peattie * * * blue water noun Open sea • • • Main Entry: ↑blue …   Useful english dictionary

  • blue water — noun Date: 1582 the open sea • blue water adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • blue-water — adjective see blue water …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • blue water — the open sea; named for the apparent deep blue colour caused by clear and deep water with less suspended matter than inshore waters …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • blue water — /ˈblu wɔtə/ (say blooh wawtuh) noun water drawn from ground or surface supplies. Compare green water (def. 2) …   Australian English dictionary

  • blue-water — /blooh waw teuhr, wot euhr/, adj. designed to operate on and range over the open sea; oceangoing: a bluewater navy that can be dispatched throughout the world, far from its home base. [1900 05] * * * …   Universalium

  • blue water — n. deep waters; open sea …   English contemporary dictionary

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