What does Pacific mean?

Definitions for Pacific
pəˈsɪf ɪkPa·cif·ic

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Pacific, Pacific Oceanadjective

    the largest ocean in the world

  2. Pacificadjective

    relating to or bordering the Pacific Ocean

    "Pacific islands"

  3. pacific, peaceableadjective

    disposed to peace or of a peaceful nature

    "the pacific temper seeks to settle disputes on grounds of justice rather than by force"; "a quiet and peaceable person"; "in a peaceable and orderly manner"

  4. pacificadjective

    promoting peace

    "the result of this pacific policy was that no troops were called up"

Wiktionary

  1. pacificadjective

    Calm, peaceful.

    Etymology: From pācificus "peace-making"

  2. Pacificadjective

    Related to the Pacific Ocean.

    Etymology: From pācificus "peace-making"

  3. Pacificnoun

    The Pacific Ocean.

    Etymology: From pācificus "peace-making"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pacificadjective

    of or pertaining to peace; suited to make or restore peace; of a peaceful character; not warlike; not quarrelsome; conciliatory; as, pacific words or acts; a pacific nature or condition

Freebase

  1. Pacific

    MS Pacific is a cruise ship owned and operated by the Brazil-based Viagens CVC. She was built in 1971 by Nordseewerke, Emden, West Germany as Sea Venture for Flagship Cruises. She operated cruises between the USA and Bermuda, which had been settled by the survivors of the wreck of the original Sea Venture in 1609. Between 1975 and 2002 she sailed for Princess Cruises as Pacific Princess, famous for appearing in the romantic sitcom The Love Boat. In 2008, Pacific was chartered by the newly-established Quail Cruises to operate cruises out of Valencia, Spain, but was retired from service when renovation work proved more expensive than had been anticipated and was sold to a company specializing in ship breaking in 2012. As of 16 May 2013, she remains laid up in Genoa.

Editors Contribution

  1. pacific

    A type of ocean with a known location on planet earth.

    The pacific ocean is bounded by the continents of Asia and Australia in the west and the Americas in the east.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 11, 2020  

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Pacific' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3450

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Pacific in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Pacific in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Pacific in a Sentence

  1. Amy Searight:

    It'll be headlines in the region that no senior American leader is coming to a summit with 17 other leaders from the Indo-Pacific, and I think it really does call into question ... how serious this administration is in its Free and Open Indo-Pacific strategy.

  2. Jatin Singh:

    The Pacific Ocean has become strongly warmer than average. The model projections call for 80 percent chance of El Nino during March-May, dropping to 60 percent for June to August, this means, it is going to be a devolving El Nino year, though retaining threshold values all through the season. Thus, monsoon 2019 is likely to be below normal.

  3. Daniel Kritenbrink:

    We have an enduring interest in seeing territorial and maritime disputes in the Asia Pacific, including in the South China, resolved peacefully, without coercion and in a manner that is consistent with international law.

  4. Scott Gottlieb:

    The entire Pacific Rim has less than 1,000 infections a day, people want to say China is lying about the two dozen cases that they’re reporting a day, which I don’t believe they are [lying]. Certainly, the entire Pacific Rim isn’t in on the conspiracy. It isn’t inevitable that we have a raging epidemic.

  5. Ben Evans:

    With our paint schemes, we stand out -- we look different. We'll be flying the White Ensign together in the Indo-Pacific region. People will know that British Royal Navy is back.

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