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1. tropic

adjective. ['ˈtrɑːpɪk'] relating to or situated in or characteristic of the tropics (the region on either side of the equator).

Synonyms

  • equatorial

Antonyms

  • incomparable
  • perpendicular

Etymology

  • tropicus (Latin)
  • τροπικός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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2. tropic

adjective. ['ˈtrɑːpɪk'] of weather or climate; hot and humid as in the tropics.

Synonyms

  • hot

Antonyms

  • disagree
  • asymmetrical

Etymology

  • tropicus (Latin)
  • τροπικός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

3. tropic

noun. ['ˈtrɑːpɪk'] either of two parallels of latitude about 23.5 degrees to the north and south of the equator representing the points farthest north and south at which the sun can shine directly overhead and constituting the boundaries of the Torrid Zone or tropics.

Synonyms

  • line of latitude
  • parallel of latitude
  • latitude

Antonyms

  • dissimilarity
  • asynchronous
  • literal
  • cool

Etymology

  • tropicus (Latin)
  • τροπικός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

Example sentences of the word tropic


1. Noun, singular or mass
Many visitors and tourist, however, make the drive to the small island off the Miami coast to enjoy the serenity and picturesque views among the crystal waters and lush tropic vegetation on the nearly secluded beach.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Primary consumers eat producers while secondary, tertiary and quaternary consumers (with "secondary" "tertiary" etc referencing what tropic level they're on) mostly eat other consumers.

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