What does Tropical mean?

Definitions for Tropical
ˈtrɒp ɪ kəl for 1-4,6 ; ˈtroʊ pɪ kəl for 5Trop·i·cal

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tropical, tropic(adj)

    relating to or situated in or characteristic of the tropics (the region on either side of the equator)

    "tropical islands"; "tropical fruit"

  2. tropical(adj)

    of or relating to the tropics, or either tropic

    "tropical year"

  3. tropical(adj)

    characterized by or of the nature of a trope or tropes; changed from its literal sense

  4. tropical, tropic(adj)

    of weather or climate; hot and humid as in the tropics

    "tropical weather"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tropical(noun)

    of or pertaining to the tropics; characteristic of, or incident to, the tropics; being within the tropics; as, tropical climate; tropical latitudes; tropical heat; tropical diseases

  2. Tropical(noun)

    rhetorically changed from its exact original sense; being of the nature of a trope; figurative; metaphorical

Freebase

  1. Tropical

    Musica tropical or tropical music is a broad term for vocal and instrumental music with "tropical" flavor usually associated with Caribbean music. It is part of an even broader category of Latin music. Usually it is an upbeat dance music, but also includes ballads. It features complex, syncopated rhythms and draws from traditional music forms. Its sound is based on traditional percussion and string musical instruments, such as timbales, congas, bongo, the tres, but can also incorporate other instruments and advanced machinery, such as synthesizers and drum machines. The term "tropical" is commonly used as a music format by Latin music radio stations. Among the most popular tropical styles are salsa, merengue, cumbia, and bachata. Tropical music entered Chile first in the 1930s with the guaracha. In the 1940s mambo and cha cha cha orchestras became a popular form of tropical music in Chile. In the 1960s cumbia entered Chile and leaving a long-lasting impact on tropical music in that country.

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Tropical' in Adjectives Frequency: #667

How to pronounce Tropical?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say Tropical in sign language?

  1. tropical

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Tropical in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Tropical in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of Tropical in a Sentence

  1. Phil Klotzbach:

    The earliest calendar year landfalling named storm in Louisiana on record( since 1851) is Tropical Storm Arlene on May 30, 1959, the 2nd earliest landfalling named storms in LA are unnamed tropical storms in 1912 1956 on June 13.

  2. Peter Hotez:

    There's been a gradual rise in the economies of all nations ... but it's leaving behind a bottom segment of society, and that bottom segment of society is who gets the neglected tropical diseases.

  3. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    Chocolate goddess Your image is very hot, aesthetic, juicy, passionate erotica. Living with you is a romantic, erotic dream. Only with you I want eternal endless, uninterrupted sex and I crave to be a part of your soul, simply because you are a continuation of mine. You are aerobatics of beauty and spiritual aesthetics. Goddess, smeared in body oil. You are a juicy relish, you are my high, ecstasy, my true delight. I obsessively love you, your tropical beauty. My sweet candy, passionate chocolate, shiny skin, juicy exciting chocolate, the blacker the hotter and sweeter it is. Chocolate goddess, your flesh is ablaze with the fire of love and sultry lust, exhausting the sweat of exhaustion from sexual hunger you can hear your exciting moans. You are an eternal fire that no rain of lust can put out. At the sight of you, my sexual tension in the body and mind just rolls over when I see such an incredibly beautiful girl like you. With your body, I am ready to know the bottom of debauchery, since you are too perfect and absolutely perfect and I want you to madness. Author: Musin Almat Zhumabekovich

  4. Jake Carstens:

    It's worth noting that despite Florida Panhandle seeing a bit less of the action compared to other states like Louisiana, landfall locations don't fully describe the range and extent of Fast FactsStorm impacts, hurricane Isaias nearly clipped the east coast of Florida Panhandle and prompted Hurricane Warnings in South Florida for a time. Hurricane Sally in September brought flooding and tornadoes to much of the Florida Panhandle, and came awfully close to tropical storm strength in Hurricane Sally in September early stages when it hit Miami-Dade County.

  5. Margareta Wahlström:

    Tropical Storm Erika demonstrates clearly the existential threat which storms exacerbated by warming and rising seas pose for small island states.

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