Definition of Tropical. Meaning of Tropical. Synonyms of Tropical

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Definition of Tropical

Tropical
Tropical 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; tropical diseases. 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.

Meaning of Tropical from wikipedia

- seasons. The word "tropical" sometimes refers to this sort of climate in the zone rather than to the geographical zone itself. The tropical zone includes deserts...
- A tropical cyclone is a rapidly rotating storm system with a low-pressure center, a closed low-level atmospheric circulation, strong winds, and a spiral...
- Tropical climate is the first of the five major climate groups in the Köppen climate classification identified with the letter A. Tropical climates are...
- including ten named storms (including an unnamed tropical storm), six tropical cyclones and two intense tropical cyclones. Despite its moderate activity, it...
- non-tropical by the National Hurricane Center (NHC), resulting in it staying unnamed. June saw two tropical storms—Bret and Cindy—form in the tropical Atlantic...
- are many fruits that typically grow in warm tropical climates or equatorial areas. Varieties of tropical fruit include: Acerola (West Indian Cherry or...
- Tropical savanna climate or tropical wet and dry climate is a tropical climate sub-type that corresponds to the Köppen climate classification categories...
- due to a consistent period of negative PDO, which typically discourages tropical storm formation in this basin. The season was less active than the 2023...
- the annual cycle of tropical cyclone formation in the western Pacific Ocean. The season runs throughout 2024, though most tropical cyclones typically develop...
- Tropical rainforests are dense and warm rainforests with high rainfall typically found between 10 degrees north and south of the equator. They are a subset...