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Definition of Tropics

Tropic
Tropic 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
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.
Tropic
Tropic 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. 2. (Geog.) (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. --Bancroft.

Meaning of Tropics from wikipedia

- The tropics are the region of the Earth surrounding the Equator. They are delimited in latitude by the Tropic of Cancer in the Northern Hemisphere at...
- basketball team in the American Basketball ****ociation (ABA), the Flint Tropics, becoming the owner, head coach, starting power forward, and pre-game announcer...
- Anna in the Tropics is a play by Nilo Cruz. It won the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. The play is set in Ybor City, a section of Tampa and the center...
- StarTropics is an action-adventure video game released by Nintendo in 1990 for the NES. Unlike most of Nintendo's games, it was never released or intended...
- Siren of the Tropics (French: La Sirène des tropiques) is a 1927 French silent film starring Josephine Baker. Directed by Mario Nalpas and Henri Étiévant...
- Such Is Life in the Tropics (Spanish: Sin Muertos No Hay Carnaval) is a 2016 Ecuadorian thriller film directed by Sebastián Cordero. It was selected as...
- Lady of the Tropics is a 1939 American drama film directed by Jack Conway, starring Robert Taylor, Hedy Lamarr, and Joseph Schild****. The film was nominated...
- Tropics and Meridians is the second studio album by Louisville-based math rock band June of 44, released on June 18, 1996 by Quarterstick Records. All...
- Precipitation structure and storm Intensity with a Constellation of Smallsats (TROPICS) mission is a constellation of small satellites that will measure temperature...
- has been called the Brazilian equivalent of Trump or the "Trump of the Tropics". Throughout his political career, Bolsonaro has made several admiring...
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