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Tropical

Trop´ic`al
a.1.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.Rhetorically changed from its exact original sense; being of the nature of a trope; figurative; metaphorical.
Tropic month
See Lunar month, under Month.
Tropic year
the solar year; the period occupied by the sun in passing from one tropic or one equinox to the same again, having a mean length of 365 days, 5 hours, 48 minutes, 46.0 seconds, which is 20 minutes, 23.3 seconds shorter than the sidereal year, on account of the precession of the equinoxes.
Adj.1.tropical - relating to or situated in or characteristic of the tropics (the region on either side of the equator); "tropical islands"; "tropical fruit"
Synonyms: tropic
2.tropical - of or relating to the tropics, or either tropic; "tropical year"
3.tropical - characterized by or of the nature of a trope or tropes; changed from its literal sense
4.tropical - of weather or climate; hot and humid as in the tropics; "tropical weather"
Synonyms: tropic
aestival, blood-hot, blood-warm, calid, equatorial, genial, hot, luke, lukewarm, mild, room-temperature, subtropical, summery, sunny, sunshiny, temperate, tepid, thermal, thermic, toasty, torrid, tropic, unfrozen, warm, warm as toast, warmish
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