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Antarctic Explained

antarctic at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

[æn'tɑ:ktık]

Antarctic at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

Antarctic at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

n the Antarctic// the very cold most southern part of the world//

Antarctic at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

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Antarctic at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Antarctic \Ant*arc"tic\, a. [OE. antartik, OF. antartique, F.
antarctique, L. antarcticus, fr. Gr. ?; ? + ? bear. See
{Arctic}.]
Opposite to the northern or arctic pole; relating to the
southern pole or to the region near it, and applied
especially to a circle, distant from the pole 23[deg]
28[min]. Thus we say the antarctic pole, circle, ocean,
region, current, etc.

Antarctic at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

Antarctic
n : the region around the south pole: Antarctica and surrounding
waters [syn: {Antarctic Zone}, {South Frigid Zone}]

antarctic at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

antarctic
adj 1: of or relating to Antarctica
2: at or near the south pole [syn: {south-polar}]

antarctic at English (WD) Of Explained:

Inter: also » Antarctic

English

Pronunciation

* Inter: a » RP
  • Inter: IPA » /ænˈtɑːktɪk/

    Adjective

    Inter: en-ad » j

  • Inter: alternative spelling of » Antarctic

  • Translation: et » antarctic
    Translation: fr » antarctic
    Translation: ko » antarctic
    Translation: io » antarctic
    Translation: id » antarctic
    Translation: kn » antarctic
    Translation: ps » antarctic
    Translation: pl » antarctic
    Translation: ru » antarctic
    Translation: fi » antarctic
    Translation: sv » antarctic
    Translation: ta » antarctic
    Translation: te » antarctic
    Translation: vi » antarctic
    Translation: zh » antarctic

    Antarctic at English (WD) Of Explained:

    Inter: also » antarctic

    English

    Etymology

    From Inter: etyl » fro antarctique, from Latin antarcticus, from Greek ανταρκτικός (antarktikós), from ant- (from αντί, “opposite”) + άρκτος arktos “Great Bear” + -ikos.

    Pronunciation

    * Inter: a » RP
  • Inter: IPA » /ænˈtɑːktɪk/ or Inter: IPA » /ænˈtɑːtɪk/ (see Usage notes)

    Adjective

    Inter: en-ad » j

  • Inter: obsolet » e Southern.
    1. Of, from, or pertaining to Antarctica and the south polar regions.
    2. Inter: figurativel » y Opposite, contradictory.

      Usage notes

      * The word was originally pronounced without /k/, but the spelling pronunciation has become the more common one. The "c" was originally added to the spelling for etymological reasons, and its pronunciation returned thereafter.

      Derived terms

      * Antarctic Ocean

  • Antarctic Circle

    Translations

    Inter: trans-top » Pertaining to Antarctica
  • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|antarktický
  • Dutch: Antarctisch, Inter: t- » nl|antarctisch
  • Esperanto: Inter: t- » eo|antarkta
  • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|antarktinen, etelänapa-
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|antarctique
  • German: Inter: t+ » de|antarktisch
  • Greek: Inter: t+ » el|ανταρκτικός|tr=antarktikós
  • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|antartico

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Japanese: 南極 (nankyoku)
    • Maltese: Antartiku
    • Manx: Inter: t- » gv|antarctagh
    • Polish: Inter: t- » pl|antarktyczny
    • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|antártico
    • Romanian: antarctic
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|антарктический|tr=antarktíčeskij
    • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|antártico|m


    Inter: trans-botto » m

    Proper noun

    Inter: en-proper nou » n
  • One of the major ecozones of the world, covering the south polar regions.

    Translations

    Inter: trans-top » Major ecozone
    • Manx: Inter: t- » gv|Antarctagh|alt=Yn Antarctagh


    Inter: trans-mi » d
    Inter: trans-botto » m

    See also

    * Inter: pedialit » e
    Translation: et » Antarctic
    Translation: fr » Antarctic
    Translation: ko » Antarctic
    Translation: io » Antarctic
    Translation: id » Antarctic
    Translation: ml » Antarctic
    Translation: my » Antarctic
    Translation: pl » Antarctic
    Translation: sv » Antarctic
    Translation: th » Antarctic
    Translation: zh » Antarctic