Definition of Antarctic. Meaning of Antarctic. Synonyms of Antarctic

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Definition of Antarctic

Antarctic
Antarctic Ant*arc"tic, a. [OE. antartik, OF. antartique, F. antarctique, L. antarcticus, fr. Gr. ?; ? + ? bear. See Arctic.] Opposite to the northern or arctic pole; relating to the southern pole or to the region near it, and applied especially to a circle, distant from the pole 23[deg] 28[min]. Thus we say the antarctic pole, circle, ocean, region, current, etc.

Meaning of Antarctic from wikipedia

- The Antarctic (/ænˈtɑːrtɪk/ or /ænˈtɑːrktɪk/, American English also /æntˈɑːrtɪk/ or /æntˈɑːrktɪk/; commonly /æˈnɑːrtɪk/) is a polar region around Earth's...
- The Antarctic Treaty and related agreements, collectively known as the Antarctic Treaty System (ATS), regulate international relations with respect to...
- Situated almost entirely south of the Antarctic Circle and surrounded by the Southern Ocean (also known as the Antarctic Ocean), it contains the geographic...
- The Antarctic Convergence or Antarctic Polar Front is a marine belt encircling Antarctica, varying in latitude seasonally, where cold, northward-flowing...
- 69°30′S 65°00′W / 69.500°S 65.000°W / -69.500; -65.000 The Antarctic Peninsula, known as O'Higgins Land in Chile and Tierra de San Martín in Argentina...
- The Southern Ocean, also known as the Antarctic Ocean, comprises the southernmost waters of the world ocean, generally taken to be south of 60° S latitude...
- territorial claims in Antarctica. These countries have tended to place their Antarctic scientific observation and study facilities within their respective claimed...
- The Antarctic Plateau, Polar Plateau or King Haakon VII Plateau is a large area of East Antarctica that extends over a diameter of about 1,000 kilometres...
- ice stations set up in the Arctic, the current research stations of the Antarctic are constructed either on rocks or on ice that are (for practical purposes)...
- Antarctic English is a variety of the English language spoken by people living on the continent of Antarctica and within the subantarctic islands.: vii ...