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Ocean (n) – the large body of saltwater that covers ¾ of the surface of the Earth; also known as the sea or used to describe larger bodies of water that the ocean is divided into, such as the Atlantic Ocean and the Pacific Ocean.

Orange (n) – The pulpy edible fruit of the orange tree, having a sweet , acidic juice.

Organic (adj) – made from or related to living organisms.

Organism (n) – an individual form of life (such as an animal or plant).

Ozone (n) – A blue gaseous allotrope of oxygen.

Ozone layer (n) – a layer of the Earth’s lower atmosphere that blocks most of the sun’s ultraviolet rays.