subtropical


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sub·trop·i·cal

 (sŭb-trŏp′ĭ-kəl)
adj.
Of, relating to, or being the geographic areas adjacent to the tropics.

subtropical

(sʌbˈtrɒpɪkəl) or

subtropic

adj
(Physical Geography) situated in, used in, characteristic of, or relating to the subtropics

sub•trop•i•cal

(sʌbˈtrɒp ɪ kəl)

adj.
1. bordering on the tropics; nearly tropical.
2. pertaining to or occurring in a region between tropical and temperate; subtorrid; semitropical.
[1835–45]

sub·trop·i·cal

(sŭb-trŏp′ĭ-kəl)
Relating to the regions of the Earth bordering on the tropics, just north of the Tropic of Cancer or just south of the Tropic of Capricorn. Subtropical regions are the warmest parts of the two Temperate Zones.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.subtropical - of or relating to or characteristic of conditions in the subtropics; "even near the equator vegetation at 5000 ft is subtropical rather than tropical"
Translations
شِبْه إسْتِوائي
subtropický
subtropisk
szubtrópusi
heittempraîur
subtropinis
subtropiskssubtropu-
subtropický
astropikaldönence altı

subtropical

[ˈsʌbˈtrɒpɪkəl] ADJsubtropical

subtropical

adjsubtropisch

subtropical

(sabˈtropikəl) adjective
(belonging to those areas) close to the tropical zone. a subtropical climate.
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