oceanity

oceanicity

[oh-shuh-nis-i-tee, oh-shee-uh-]
noun
the degree to which the climate of a place is influenced by the sea.
Also called oceanity [oh-shee-an-i-tee] .
Compare continentality.


Origin:
1945–50; oceanic + -ity

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