Associations to the word «Antarctic»


ANTARCTIC, adjective. Alternative spelling of Antarctic
ANTARCTIC, adjective. (obsolete) Southern.
ANTARCTIC, adjective. Of, from, or pertaining to Antarctica and the south polar regions.
ANTARCTIC, adjective. (figuratively) Opposite, contradictory.
ANTARCTIC, proper noun. One of the major ecozones of the world, covering the south polar regions.
ANTARCTIC CIRCLE, proper noun. (geography) The line which marks approximately the northernmost place in the Southern Hemisphere where the sun does not set on the summer solstice and does not rise on the winter solstice.
ANTARCTIC CONVERGENCE, noun. A line, circling the Antarctic, indicating the boundary between the subantarctic and subtropical waters
ANTARCTIC HAIR GRASS, noun. Deschampsia antarctica, a flowering plant native to Antarctica.
ANTARCTIC OCEAN, proper noun. Alternative term for Southern Ocean, particularly when understood as the waters south of the Antarctic Circle.
ANTARCTIC PENINSULA, proper noun. The northernmost part of the mainland of Antarctica.
ANTARCTIC ZONE, proper noun. (geography) The part of the Earth between the geographical South Pole and the Antarctic Circle.

Dictionary definition

ANTARCTIC, noun. The region around the south pole: Antarctica and surrounding waters.
ANTARCTIC, adjective. At or near the south pole.

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