Arctic
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This word may be capitalized when used in the senses shown in 1).
Arctic(
ark
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tihk
)
A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
1. (northern polar region)
a. el Ártico
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Much of the Arctic has now been explored and mapped.Gran parte del Ártico ya ha sido explorada y representada en mapas.
arctic
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (of the Arctic)
a. ártico
Arctic sea ice has receded dramatically in recent years.El hielo ártico ha retrocedido dramáticamente en los últimos años.
We greatly enjoyed our cruise through the Arctic Ocean.Disfrutamos mucho del crucero que hicimos por el océano Ártico.
3. (extremely cold)
a. helado
I can't believe we're in March and we're still having such arctic temperatures.No me puedo creer que estemos en marzo y sigamos teniendo temperaturas tan heladas.
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arctic
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a.
the Arcticel Ártico
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (climate)
a. ártico(a)
the Arctic Circleel Círculo Polar Ártico
the Arctic Oceanel Océano Glacial Ártico
3. (colloquial)
a. gélido(a), glacial (very cold)
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arctic [ˈɑːktɪk]
adjective
1 (Geog) ártico
2 (cold) glacial; gélido
noun
the Arctic el Ártico
modifier
Arctic Circle (n) Círculo (m) Polar Ártico
arctic fox (n) zorro (m) polar
Arctic Ocean (n) océano (m) Ártico
arctic [ˈɑːktɪk]
adjective
1 (Geog) ártico
2 (cold) glacial; gélido
noun
the Arctic el Ártico
modifier
Arctic Circle (n) Círculo (m) Polar Ártico
arctic fox (n) zorro (m) polar
Arctic Ocean (n) océano (m) Ártico
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Arctic Ocean
el océano Ártico
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