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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
by the Tropic
in the Northern Hemisphere
at 23°26′11.2″ (or 23.43645°) N and the Tropic
in the Southern
- 00000°E / -23.436806; -0.00000 (Prime Meridian) The Tropic
(or the Southern Tropic
) is the circle
- Tropic Thunder
is a 2008 satirical action comedy
by Ben Stiller. It stars
Stiller, Jack Black, Robert Downey
Jr., Jay Baruchel, and Brandon...
- 23.436806; -0.00000 (Prime Meridian) The Tropic
of Cancer, which
is also referred
to as the Northern Tropic
, is the most northerly circle
is a novel
by Henry Miller
that has been described
as "notorious for its candid
****uality" and as responsible
for the "free speech
- Tropic hormones
that have other endocrine glands
target. Most tropic hormones
by the anterior
is a semi-autobiographical novel
Miller, first published
by Obelisk Press
in 1939. A prequel
Air is an airline operating scheduled services
from Belize. Founded
in 1979 by John Greif
III with just a single airplane
and two employees, Tropic...
- Hawaiian Tropic
is an American brand
of suntan lotion
the world, but more widely available
in the United
States. The company
is a town in Garfield
County, Utah, United
Utah Scenic Byway
12. As of the 2010 census, the town had a po****tion of 530. Tropic
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