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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishoceanico‧ce‧an‧ic /ˌəʊʃiˈænɪk◂ $ ˌoʊ-/ adjective [usually before noun]  relating to the ocean an oceanic island oceanic waters
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oceanicThus the volcanic rocks formed are drastically different from their oceanic counterparts.This would be expected from differences in the density and thickness of continental and oceanic crust.Tsunamis are caused by violent oceanic events such as earthquakes, undersea landslides, volcanic explosions, and impacts.Comparison of their chemistry with that of magmas erupted on oceanic islands demonstrates the plumes differ chemically from the upper mantle.Cool, thick, old oceanic lithosphere is gravitationally unstable as it is generally denser than the asthenosphere over which it lies.Some of the sea-floor sediments, muds, and oozes sitting on top of the oceanic plate also get melted.Power surfers are towed behind a jet-ski into massive oceanic swells that move too fast to catch by paddling conventional surfboards.The second category is closely related to oceanic trenches and their associated island arcs or mountain belts.
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