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Definition of tropic
TropicTropic Trop"ic, a.
Of or pertaining to the tropics; tropical.
Tropic bird (Zo["o]l.), any one of three species of oceanic
belonging to the genus Pha["e]thon, found chiefly in
tropical seas. They are mostly white, and have two central
tail feathers very long and slender. The yellow-billed
tropic bird. Pha["e]thon flavirostris (called also
boatswain), is found on the Atlantic coast of America,
and is common at the Bermudas, where it breeds.
Tropic Trop"ic, a. [Atropine + -ic.] (Chem.)
Of, pertaining to, or designating, an acid obtained from
atropine and certain other alkaloids, as a white crystalline
substance slightly soluble in water.
TropicTropic Trop"ic, n. [F. tropique, L. tropicus of or belonging
to a turn, i. e., of the sun, Gr. ? of the solstice, ? (sc.
?) the tropic or solstice, fr. ? to turn. See Trope.]
1. (Astron.) One of the two small circles of the celestial
sphere, situated on each side of the equator, at a
distance of 23[deg] 28[min], and parallel to it, which the
sun just reaches at its greatest declination north or
south, and from which it turns again toward the equator,
the northern circle being called the Tropic of Cancer,
and the southern the Tropic of Capricorn, from the names
of the two signs at which they touch the ecliptic.
(a) One of the two parallels of terrestrial latitude
corresponding to the celestial tropics, and called by
the same names.
(b) pl. The region lying between these parallels of
latitude, or near them on either side.
The brilliant flowers of the tropics bloom from
the windows of the greenhouse and the saloon.
Meaning of tropic from wikipedia
- a tropic
to: in geography, either
of two circles
that mark the northernmost
and southernmost latitudes
- the tropic
of cancer, also referred
to as the northern
tropic, is the circle
on the earth
the most northerly
- it is limited
by the tropic
in the northern hemisphere
, convert n and the tropic
is a town in garfield county
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- tropic hormones
s that have other endocrine gland
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is an unincorporated
area in brevard county
, united states
it is the southernmost
area on merritt island
, and its
- date july 2008 date july 2008 the movie
fish (film file:orange-lined triggerfish3. jpg , many tropical
fish are coral
reef fish .
- date september
2012 file:phycomyces3. jpg , phycomyces
, a fungus, exhibiting phototropism
τροπή, trope, 'a turning')
- tropic thunder
is a 2008 american action comedy
film written, produced, and directed
by ben stiller
, and starring
- the tropic
of capricorn, or southern
the most southerly latitude
on the earth
the sun can be directly