Word:

Boreal

Bo´re`al
Boreal zone, thelatterincludingtheareabetweentheArcticandTransitionzones.
a.1.Northern; pertaining to the north, or to the north wind; as, a boreal bird; a boreal blast.
2.(Biogeography) Designating or pertaining to a terrestrial division consisting of the northern and mountainous parts of both the Old and the New World; - equivalent to the Holarctic region exclusive of the Transition, Sonoran, and corresponding areas. The term is used by American authors and applied by them chiefly to the Nearctic subregion. The Boreal region includes approximately all of North and Central America in which the mean temperature of the hottest season does not exceed 18° C. (= 64.4° F.). Its subdivisions are the Arctic zone and
Adj.1.boreal - relating to or marked by qualities associated with the north wind
2.boreal - toward or located in the north; "the boreal signs of the Zodiac"
3.boreal - comprising or throughout far northern regions
Synonyms: circumboreal
Siberian, aeolian, aestival, airish, airy, algid, antarctic, arctic, austral, autumn, autumnal, below zero, biting, bitter, bitterly cold, blasty, bleak, blowy, blustering, blusterous, blustery, breezy, brisk, brumal, canicular, cold, cold as charity, cold as death, cold as ice, cold as marble, crisp, cutting, drafty, east, eastbound, easterly, eastermost, eastern, easternmost, equinoctial, favonian, flawy, freezing, freezing cold, fresh, frigid, gelid, glacial, gusty, hibernal, hiemal, hyperborean, ice-cold, ice-encrusted, icelike, icy, inclement, keen, meridional, midsummer, midwinter, nipping, nippy, north, northbound, northeast, northeasterly, northeastern, northerly, northern, northernmost, northwest, northwesterly, northwestern, numbing, occidental, oriental, out of season, penetrating, piercing, pinching, puffy, raw, rigorous, seasonal, severe, sharp, sleety, slushy, snappy, solstitial, south, southbound, southeast, southeasterly, southeastern, southerly, southern, southernmost, southwest, southwesterly, southwestern, spring, springlike, squally, stone-cold, subzero, summer, summerlike, summerly, summery, supercooled, vernal, west, westbound, westerly, western, westernmost, windy, winter, winterbound, winterlike, wintery, wintry
Translate Boreal to French
Browse
Bordereau
bordered
Borderer
borderland
borderline
borderline diabetes
borderline intelligence
borderline schizophrenia
Bordland
Bordlode
Bordman
Bordrag
Bordure
Bore
bore bit
bore-hole
-- Boreal --
Boreas
Borecole
bored
Boredom
Boree
Borel
Borele
Borer
borf
Borges
Borgia
Boric
boric acid
Boride
Boring
Boring bar
Definitions Index: # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

About this site and copyright information - Online Dictionary Home - Privacy Policy