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 tropics tropics

noun

  • the part of the Earth's surface between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn; characterized by a hot climate  ( Torrid Zone, tropical zone, tropics )
    the part of the Earth's surface between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn; characterized by a hot climate


  •  tropic tropic

    noun

  • either of two parallels of latitude about 23.5 degrees to the north and south of the equator representing the points farthest north and south at which the sun can shine directly overhead and constituting the boundaries of the Torrid Zone or tropics  ( tropic )
    either of two parallels of latitude about 23.5 degrees to the north and south of the equator representing the points farthest north and south at which the sun can shine directly overhead and constituting the boundaries of the Torrid Zone or tropics
  • adj

  • of weather or climate; hot and humid as in the tropics  ( tropic, tropical )
    of weather or climate; hot and humid as in the tropics
     tropical weather
    tropical weather
  • relating to or situated in or characteristic of the tropics (the region on either side of the equator)  ( tropic, tropical )
    relating to or situated in or characteristic of the tropics (the region on either side of the equator)
     tropical islands
    tropical islands
     tropical fruit
    tropical fruit


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