Definición de Arctic en inglés:

Arctic

Saltos de línea: Arc¦tic
Pronunciación: /ˈɑːktɪk
 
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adjetivo

  • 1Relating to the regions around the North Pole: an Arctic explorer
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    • Measurements from below the ice are only possible at the North Pole as the Arctic ice cap sits on the sea, unlike the Antarctic, which is a land mass.
    • Protected by the Alaskan peninsula from cold Arctic waters, the temperature of the ocean off of the Pacific coast varies remarkably little, both across the ecozone at any one time and over the year.
    • Studying this region will help researchers understand how much and in what ways Arctic glaciers and ice caps are contributing to sea level rise.
    Sinónimos
    polar; far northern, northern, northerly
    rare boreal, hyperborean
  • 1.1(Of animals or plants) living or growing in the region around the North Pole: Arctic plants
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    • Led by a Connecticut dentist, a research team says it has unraveled some of the mysteries surrounding the spiral horn grown by the small Arctic whale known as the narwhal.
    • The hares' main predators are gyr falcons, Arctic foxes and Arctic wolves.
    • Such changes directly impact the region's polar bears, since the Arctic predators hunt seals on the winter sea ice and must fast on land during the summer melt.

sustantivo

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  • 1 (the Arctic) The regions around the North Pole.
  • 2North American A thick waterproof overshoe extending to the ankle or above.
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    • In fact, the Arctics have kept my feet warmer than plastic double boots under similar conditions.
    • In the upper U.S. Midwest, school children know the black rubber, over-the-shoe boot as "four-buckle arctics".
    • Out of the saloon he went and met Sylvester West the druggist stumbling along in the kind of heavy overshoes called arctics.
    Sinónimos
    the far north, the North Pole, the Arctic circle
  • 3 (arctic) A drab-coloured hairy butterfly of the arctic and subarctic regions of the New World.
    • Genus Oenis, subfamily Satyrinae, family Nymphalidae

Origen

late Middle English: via Old French from Latin arcticus, articus, from Greek arktikos, from arktos 'bear, Ursa Major, pole star'.

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