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  • 1 Arctic — ist der Name einer polnischen Mineralwassermarke, siehe Arctic (Mineralwasser) Orte in den Vereinigten Staaten: Arctic (New York) Arctic (Rhode Island) Arctic Springs (Indiana) Schiffe: MV Arctic SS Arctic USS Arctic eines ehemaligen Schleppers… …

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  • 2 arctic — ÁRCTIC, Ă, arctici, ce, adj. Care este situat în regiunea Polului Nord; care are caractere proprii acestei regiuni. – Din fr. arctique, lat. arcticus. Trimis de ana zecheru, 16.10.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  ÁRCTIC adj. nordic, (astăzi rar) boreal,… …

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  • 3 Arctic — Arc tic, a. [OE. artik, OF. artique, F. arctique, L. arcticus, fr. Gr. ?, fr. ? a bear, also a northern constellation so called; akin to L. ursus bear, Skr. ?ksha.] Pertaining to, or situated under, the northern constellation called the Bear;… …

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  • 4 arctic — [ärk′tik, är′tik] adj. [ME artik < OFr artique < L arcticus < Gr arktikos, lit., of the (constellation of the) Bear (Gr arktos), northern, arctic] 1. of, characteristic of, or near the North Pole or the region around it 2. very cold;… …

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  • 5 Arctic — ► ADJECTIVE 1) relating to the regions around the North Pole. 2) living or growing in such regions. 3) (arctic) informal (of weather) very cold. ► NOUN (the Arctic) ▪ the regions around the North Pole. ORIGIN …

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  • 6 Arctic — Arc tic, n. 1. The arctic circle. [1913 Webster] 2. A warm waterproof overshoe. [U.S.] [1913 Webster] …

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  • 7 Arctic — Current flowing south from Baffin Bay and Greenland to cool the coasts of Labrador, Newfoundland and most of New England; Arctic Ocean washing the north coast of Asia, Europe, and North America including Alaska and Canada …

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  • 8 Arctic — (adj.) late 14c., artik, from O.Fr. artique, from M.L. articus, from L. arcticus, from Gk. arktikos of the north, lit. of the (constellation) Bear, from arktos bear; Ursa Major; the region of the north, the Bear being a northerly constellation.… …

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  • 9 arctic — frigid, freezing, frosty, icy, gelid, glacial , *cold, chilly, cool Antonyms: torrid …

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  • 10 arctic — [adj] very cold chill, chilly, cool, freezing, frigid, frosty, frozen, gelid, glacial, icy, nippy, polar; concept 605 Ant. tropic …

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  • 11 Arctic — For the ships, see MV Arctic, SS Arctic, USS Arctic. For other uses, see Arctic (disambiguation) Location of the Arctic …

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  • 12 arctic — arctically, adv. /ahrk tik/ or, esp. for 7, /ahr tik/, adj. 1. (often cap.) of, pertaining to, or located at or near the North Pole: the arctic region. 2. coming from the North Pole or the arctic region: an arctic wind. 3. characteristic of the… …

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  • 13 arctic — 1. adjective 1) (Arctic) Arctic waters Syn: polar, far northern, boreal; literary hyperborean 2) arctic weather conditions Syn: (bitterly) cold, wintry, freezing, frozen, icy …

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  • 14 arctic — arc•tic [[t]ˈɑrk tɪk[/t]] or, esp. for 7, [[t]ˈɑr tɪk[/t]] adj. 1) geo (often cap.) of, pertaining to, or located at or near the North Pole: the arctic region[/ex] 2) geo coming from the North Pole or the arctic region: an arctic wind[/ex] 3) mer …

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  • 15 arctic — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English artik, from Latin arcticus, from Greek arktikos, from arktos bear, Ursa Major, north; akin to Latin ursus bear, Sanskrit ṛkṣa Date: 14th century 1. often capitalized of, or relating to, or suitable for use… …

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  • 16 Arctic P — Die heutige Arctic P ist ein ehemaliger Schlepper und war einst unter dem Namen Arctic das Schwesterschiff des Hochseebergungsschleppers Oceanic. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Geschichte 2 Technische Daten 3 Siehe auch 4 …

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  • 17 Arctic — Arc|tic arctic [ˈa:ktık US ˈa:rk ] adj [only before noun] [Date: 1300 1400; : Latin; Origin: arcticus, from Greek, from arktos bear, Ursa Major (= bear shaped group of stars in the northern sky), north ] 1.) relating to the most northern part of… …

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  • 18 arctic — [[t]ɑ͟ː(r)ktɪk[/t]] 1) N PROPER: the N The Arctic is the area of the world around the North Pole. It is extremely cold and there is very little light in winter and very little darkness in summer. ...winter in the Arctic. ...Arctic ice. Ant:… …

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  • 19 Arctic —    In strict geographic terms, the island, ice shelves and Eurasian and North American land mass north of the Polar Circle. Under the influence of strong national sentiments in the nineteenth century, the area became subject to daring expeditions …

    Encyclopedia of the Age of Imperialism, 1800–1914

  • 20 Arctic — adjective 1》 relating to the regions around the North Pole.     ↘living or growing in such regions. 2》 (arctic) informal (of weather) very cold. noun 1》 (the Arctic) the regions around the North Pole. 2》 US a thick waterproof overshoe. 3》… …

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