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sea tangle


      n   any of various brown seaweeds, esp. any of the genus Laminaria.  
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tangle          [1]  
1    a confused or complicated mass of hairs, lines, fibres, etc., knotted or coiled together  
2    a complicated problem, condition, or situation  
3    to become or cause to become twisted together in a confused mass  
4    intr; often foll by: with   to come into conflict; contend  
to tangle with the police     
5    tr   to involve in matters which hinder or confuse  
to tangle someone in a shady deal     
6    tr   to ensnare or trap, as in a net  
     (C14 tangilen, variant of tagilen, probably of Scandinavian origin; related to Swedish dialect taggla to entangle)  
  tanglement      n  
  tangler      n  
  tangly      adj  

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1    coil, confusion, entanglement, jam, jungle, knot, mass, mat, mesh, ravel, snarl, twist, web  
2    complication, entanglement, fix     (informal)   imbroglio, labyrinth, maze, mess, mix-up  
3    coil, confuse, entangle, interlace, interlock, intertwist, interweave, jam, kink, knot, mat, mesh, ravel, snarl, twist  
4      (often with)       with   come into conflict, come up against, contend, contest, cross swords, dispute, lock horns  
5    catch, drag into, embroil, enmesh, ensnare, entangle, entrap, implicate, involve  
3    disentangle, extricate, free, straighten out, unravel, untangle  

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tangle, tangle weed, tangler, Tange

Dictionnaire Collaboratif     Anglais Définition
A seagrass species that is endemic to the Mediterranean Sea. Also called Neptune grass.
[Bot.] Latin: Posidonia oceanica. Another species (Posidonia australis) is endemic to Australia.
adj 1 able to live both on land and in the water, as frogs, toads, etc. 2 designed for operation on or from both water and land 3 relating to military forces and equipment organized for operations launched from the sea against an enemy shore 4 having a dual or mixed nature
renewable energy obtainable on coasts based on the sea or ocean low and high tides
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