Associations to the word «Island»

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ISLAND, noun. A contiguous area of land, smaller than a continent, totally surrounded by water.
ISLAND, noun. An entity surrounded by other entities that are very different from itself.
ISLAND, noun. A superstructure on an aircraft carrier's deck.
ISLAND, noun. (chiefly UK) A traffic island.
ISLAND, verb. (transitive) To surround with water; make into an island
ISLAND, verb. (transitive) To set, dot (as if) with islands
ISLAND, verb. (transitive) To isolate
ISLAND, proper noun. (in New York City) Long Island (in New York State)
ISLAND, proper noun. (in British Columbia) Vancouver Island
ISLAND CHAIN, noun. An archipelago consisting of neighboring islands which are roughly aligned, as if chained one to the next.
ISLAND CHAINS, noun. Plural of island chain
ISLAND FOX, noun. A species of fox (Urocyon littoralis), endemic to the Channel Islands of California.
ISLAND GRAY FOX, noun. Channel Island fox
ISLAND MAZE, noun. A maze whose walls are made up of two or more disconnected sections, so that it cannot necessarily be escaped by consistently following one wall.
ISLAND OF STABILITY, noun. (physics) A grouping of isotopes of some transuranic elements that are predicted to be more stable that others due to having filled shells of protons and neutrons
ISLAND STATE, noun. State consisting of one or more islands
ISLAND STATES, noun. Plural of island state
ISLAND TAMENESS, noun. An evolutionary trait found with island-dwelling animals, which when isolated onto islands evolve the loss of timidity in the face of the unknown or predators
ISLAND UNIVERSE, noun. (informal) (galaxy) (archaic) A galaxy

Dictionary definition

ISLAND, noun. A land mass (smaller than a continent) that is surrounded by water.
ISLAND, noun. A zone or area resembling an island.

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