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.

Entomology

  1. Tropical

    is that faunal region which covers the southern part of the peninsula of Florida, the greater part of Central America, the lowlands of southern Mexico south of the table land, and a narrow strip on each side of Mexico which follows the coast northward into the United States.

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. Ray Kong:

    Weather radar and also satellite are the only meteorological tools for us to monitor the tropical cyclones or some other weather( approaching) from the south of Ray Kong.

  2. Tourism Minister Simon Birmingham:

    International visitors are critical and especially critical in places like Kangaroo Island or tropical North Queensland and these are destinations that have relied upon a large part of their visitor market being international tourists and that's why we got to recover those markets as quickly as we can.

  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. Steve Bowen:

    Steve Bowen, director and meteorologist at Aons impact forecasting team, said in a news release. WEATHER HIGHLIGHTS OF 2019 : HERE ARE THE BIGGEST MOMENTS, FROM POLAR VORTEX TO HURRICANE DORIAN The area that was worst hit in the last decade was the Asia-Pacific region, which accounted for 44 percent of the total amount of economic losses, according to the report. In 2019 one of the greatest disasters was when Typhoon Hagibis struck Japan in October, causing 99 deaths and $ 15 billion in economic losses. ( National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Satellites - Public Affairs) In 2019, one of the greatest disasters was when Typhoon Hagibis struck Japan in October, causing 99 deaths and $ 15 billion in economic losses. In its report, Aon said intense weather events, bigger populations in the path of disasters and greater supply chain disruption in a globalized economy contributed to the sharp rise in overall economic damage. The runway at Offutt Air Force Base can be seen covered by floodwaters from the Missouri River during flooding in 2019. ( 55th Wing Commander/Facebook) The costliest individual disaster in 2019 was inland flooding, which created losses of $ 82 billion, while tropical cyclones caused economic losses globally around $ 68 billion. In the U.S., floodingspawned by the bomb cyclonein the Midwest caused economic losses of over $ 20 billion, the report noted. 10 DEADLIEST US TORNADOES ON RECORD According to National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, 2019 was the second-hottest year in the agencys 140-year climate record, just behind 2016. The agency also noted that the worlds five warmest years have all occurred since 2015, with nine of the 10 warmest years occurring since 2005. Scientific research indicates that climate change will continue to affect all types of weather phenomena and subsequently impact increasingly urbanized areas.

  5. John Bel Edwards:

    While we ultimately don't know where Sally will make landfall, much of Southeast Louisiana is in the storm's cone and the risk of tropical storm force or hurricane strength winds continues to increase. This storm has the potential to be very serious.

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