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trop·i·cal

 (trŏp′ĭ-kəl)
adj.
1. Of, occurring in, or characteristic of the tropics.
2. Hot and humid; torrid.
n.
A tropical plant.

trop′i·cal·ly adv.

tropical

(ˈtrɒpɪkəl)
adj
1. (Physical Geography) situated in, used in, characteristic of, or relating to the tropics
2. (of weather) very hot, esp when humid
3. (Rhetoric) rhetoric of or relating to a trope
ˌtropiˈcality n
ˈtropically adv

trop•i•cal

(ˈtrɒp ɪ kəl for 1-4,6; ˈtroʊ pɪ kəl for 5 )

adj.
1. pertaining to, characteristic of, occurring in, or inhabiting the tropics.
2. very hot and humid.
3. used in or suitable for the tropics.
4. of the nature of a trope; metaphorical.
[1520–30]
trop′i•cal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.tropical - relating to or situated in or characteristic of the tropics (the region on either side of the equator)tropical - relating to or situated in or characteristic of the tropics (the region on either side of the equator); "tropical islands"; "tropical fruit"
equatorial - of or existing at or near the geographic equator; "equatorial Africa"
2.tropical - of or relating to the tropics, or either tropictropical - of or relating to the tropics, or either tropic; "tropical year"
3.tropical - characterized by or of the nature of a trope or tropestropical - characterized by or of the nature of a trope or tropes; changed from its literal sense
rhetoric - study of the technique and rules for using language effectively (especially in public speaking)
figurative, nonliteral - (used of the meanings of words or text) not literal; using figures of speech; "figurative language"
4.tropical - of weather or climatetropical - of weather or climate; hot and humid as in the tropics; "tropical weather"
hot - used of physical heat; having a high or higher than desirable temperature or giving off heat or feeling or causing a sensation of heat or burning; "hot stove"; "hot water"; "a hot August day"; "a hot stuffy room"; "she's hot and tired"; "a hot forehead"

tropical

adjective hot, stifling, lush, steamy, humid, torrid, sultry, sweltering He was unused to the tropical climate.
cold, cool, freezing, frozen, arctic, chilly, frosty, parky (Brit. informal)

tropical

adjective
Of or relating to the Tropics:
Translations
إسْتِوائياِسْتِوَائِيّيَنمو في المَناطِق الإسْتِوائِيَّه
tropický
tropisk
trooppinen
tropski
trópusi
hitabeltis-
熱帯の
열대성의
tropický
tropski
tropisk
เกี่ยวกับเขตร้อน
nhiệt đới

tropical

[ˈtrɒpɪkəl] ADJ [fruit, climate, disease] → tropical

tropical

[ˈtrɒpɪkəl] adj [forest, fish, birds, plants, island, diseases] → tropical(e)
the weather was tropical → il faisait une chaleur tropicale

tropical

adjtropisch, Tropen-; tropical diseasesTropenkrankheiten pl; the heat was tropicales herrschte tropische Hitze

tropical

[ˈtrɒpɪkl] adjtropicale
tropical rain forest → foresta pluviale equatoriale

tropic

(ˈtropik) noun
either of two imaginary circles running round the earth at about 23 degrees north (Tropic of Cancer) or south (Tropic of Capricorn) of the equator.
ˈtropics noun plural
the hot regions between or (loosely) near these lines. The ship is heading for the tropics.
ˈtropical adjective
1. of the tropics. The climate there is tropical.
2. growing etc in hot countries. tropical plants.
ˈtropically adverb

tropical

اِسْتِوَائِيّ tropický tropisk tropisch τροπικός tropical trooppinen tropical tropski tropicale 熱帯の 열대성의 tropisch tropisk tropikalny tropical тропический tropisk เกี่ยวกับเขตร้อน tropik nhiệt đới 热带的

tropical

a. tropical;
___ diseasesenfermedades ___ -es;
___ medicinemedicina ___.

tropical

adj tropical
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