Definition:Tropical

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Adjective

  1. Of or pertaining to the tropics, the equatorial region between 23 degrees north and 23 degrees south.
  2. From or similar to a hot humid climate, eg, tropical fruit, tropical weather.
  3. (rhetoric) Rhetorically changed from its exact original sense; being of the nature of a trope; figurative; metaphorical.

Derived terms

  • tropical geometry


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