What does Atlantic mean?

Definitions for Atlanticætˈlæn tɪk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Atlantic, Atlantic Ocean(adj)

    the 2nd largest ocean; separates North and South America on the west from Europe and Africa on the east

  2. Atlantic(adj)

    relating to or bordering the Atlantic Ocean

    "Atlantic currents"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Atlantic(adj)

    of or pertaining to Mt. Atlas in Libya, and hence applied to the ocean which lies between Europe and Africa on the east and America on the west; as, the Atlantic Ocean (called also the Atlantic); the Atlantic basin; the Atlantic telegraph

  2. Atlantic(adj)

    of or pertaining to the isle of Atlantis

  3. Atlantic(adj)

    descended from Atlas

  4. Origin: [L. Atlanticus, fr. Atlas. See Atlas and Atlantes.]

Freebase

  1. Atlantic

    Atlantic is a city in, and the county seat of, Cass County, Iowa, United States, located along the East Nishnabotna River. The population was 7,112 in the 2010 census, a decline from the 7,257 population in the 2000 census.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Atlantic

    at-lan′tik, adj. pertaining to Atlas, or to the Atlantic Ocean.—n. the ocean between Europe, Africa, and America. [From Mount Atlas, in the north-west of Africa, named from the Titan, Atlas.]

Editors Contribution

  1. Atlantic

    A type of ocean with known coordinates.

    The Atlantic ocean has known coordinates and is documented on various types of paper and digital maps.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Atlantic' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4071

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Atlantic in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Atlantic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Arthur Conan Doyle:

    From a drop of water a logician could infer the possibility of an Atlantic or a Niagara without having seen or heard of one or the other.

  2. Mark Twain:

    Whenever the literary German dives into a sentence, that is the last you are going to see of him until he emerges on the other side of his atlantic with his verb in his mouth.

  3. Jens Stoltenberg:

    North Atlantic Treaty Organization does not possess or North Atlantic Treaty Organization does n’t sell military equipment, that is something the nations are doing or not doing.

  4. Stephen Ambrose:

    During the Second World War, the Germans took four years to build the Atlantic Wall. On four beaches it held up the Allies for about an hour at Omaha it held up the U.S. for less than one day. The Atlantic Wall must therefore be regarded as one of the greatest blunders in military history.

  5. Stephen Ambrose, D-Day, page 577:

    During the Second World War, the Germans took four years to build the Atlantic Wall. On four beaches it held up the Allies for about an hour; at Omaha it held up the U.S. for less than one day. The Atlantic Wall must therefore be regarded as one of the greatest blunders in military history.

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