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Arctic
American English: /ˈɑrktɪk/
, /ˈɑrdɪk/
British English: /ˈɑːktɪk/

Translation of Arctic in Spanish:

adjective

  • 1
    (flora/fauna)
    ártico
    the Arctic Ocean
    el Océano (Glacial) Ártico
    el Ártico
    the Arctic Circle
    el Círculo Polar Ártico
    Example sentences
    • 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.
  • 2
    also: arctic
    Example sentences
    • 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.

noun

  • 1 (Geography)the Arctic
    la región ártica
    las tierras árticas
    el Ártico
  • 2
    (overshoe) (American English)
    chanclo (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • 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.

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