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Definition of Tropical
TropicalTropical Trop"ic*al, a. [Cf. L. tropicus of turning, Gr. ?.
See Tropic, n.]
1. Of or pertaining to the tropics; characteristic of, or
incident to, the tropics; being within the tropics; as,
tropical climate; tropical latitudes; tropical heat;
2. [From Trope.] Rhetorically changed from its exact
original sense; being of the nature of a trope;
figurative; metaphorical. --Jer. Taylor.
The foundation of all parables is some analogy or
similitude between the tropical or allusive part of
the parable and the thing intended by it. --South.
Tropic month. See Lunar month, under Month.
Tropic year, the solar year; the period occupied by the sun
in passing from one tropic or one equinox to the same
again, having a mean length of 365 days, 5 hours, 48
minutes, 46.0 seconds, which is 20 minutes, 23.3 seconds
shorter than the sidereal year, on account of the
precession of the equinoxes.
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