Definitions for "Pacific Ocean"
The largest of the world oceans. More later. The most significant surface currents of the Pacific are the cyclonic subpolar gyre in the north, the anticyclonic North Pacific subtropical gyre, the narrow and cyclonic northern tropical cell including the (NECC) NorthEquatorialCountercurrent, the westward South Equatorial Current (SEC) at the equator and to the south, the anticyclonic South Pacific subtropical gyre, and the Antarctic Circumpolar Current (ACC). See Talley (1995).
pa-sif-ik o-shun The largest of the world's oceans, lying between America to the east and Asia and Australia to the west.
the largest ocean in the world