What does Pacific mean?

Definitions for Pacific
pəˈsɪf ɪkPa·cif·ic

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Pacific.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Pacific, Pacific Ocean(adj)

    the largest ocean in the world

  2. Pacific(adj)

    relating to or bordering the Pacific Ocean

    "Pacific islands"

  3. pacific, peaceable(adj)

    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. pacific(adj)

    promoting peace

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

Wiktionary

  1. pacific(Adjective)

    Calm, peaceful.

    Etymology: From pācificus "peace-making"

  2. Pacific(Adjective)

    Related to the Pacific Ocean.

    Etymology: From pācificus "peace-making"

  3. Pacific(ProperNoun)

    The Pacific Ocean.

    Etymology: From pācificus "peace-making"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pacific(adj)

    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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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

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

How to pronounce Pacific?

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    Karen
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    Veena
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How to say Pacific in sign language?

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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. Michael Cimarusti:

    When I was Michael Cimarusti, at Water Grill and Spago, I was in the process of becoming increasingly aware of these things, but now, I mean you have to be sleeping under a rock not to know that when some food blogger in Tokyo posts photos and writes about the delights of eating Pacific bluefin tuna -- which is down to 4 % of its historic biomass -- that person is not doing the world any favors.

  2. Dave Schoch:

    When I take a look at Ford's growth over the next five to 10 years, we believe roughly 60 percent of the growth will be in the Asia Pacific region.

  3. Jeff Freymueller:

    Things that get to 30,000 feet, or even close to that, would start affecting trans-Pacific flights.

  4. Suresh Sivanandam:

    They were the pioneers of refining in the Asia Pacific (but) that has been slowly overtaken by the giants of China and India, there is no single country that has cut on such a scale before.

  5. Gene Norman:

    Warmer oceans are allowing eastern Pacific storms to reach higher latitudes.

Images & Illustrations of Pacific

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