Definition of 'arctic'
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It has arctic air conditioning to cope with the smoke; the Who are playing on the sound system. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Then he tends his herd, hunts arctic foxes and finds firewood. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The arctic fox 's fur changed colour. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The arctic roll was okay, despite looking terrifyingly similar to the rabbit wellington. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Inside was an arctic roll, sort of. Times, Sunday Times (2013)ARCTIC air has brought icy conditions that have probably come as a shock to some. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Prepare for cruel messages about survival in arctic conditions and footage showing what a polar bear looks like when it survives on little but moss and seaweed. Times, Sunday Times (2013)A scant step up the food chain from arctic roll, but maybe ten times more expensive. Times, Sunday Times (2011)There he sees an arctic fox and a snowy owl, as well as a polar bear with two cubs less than a month old. Times, Sunday Times (2007)In the wastes of the tundra, they nest on the ground, where their chief enemy is the arctic fox. Times, Sunday Times (2015)ARCTIC Monkeys have helped rock replace pop as the best-selling style of album music. The Sun (2014)After leaving the alligator house, the three also threw a lit cigarette at a chimpanzee and French was seen reaching into the arctic fox enclosure. Times, Sunday Times (2006)ARCTIC MONKEYS were no party animals this weekend. The Sun (2007)ARCTIC MONKEYS have announced two huge homecoming this summer. The Sun (2011)In contrast, much of the US is in the depths of an intense burst of arctic air that has frozen half the country. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Translations for 'arctic'
British English: arctic ADJECTIVE
If you describe a place or the weather as arctic, you are emphasizing that it is extremely cold.
The bathroom, with its ancient facilities, is positively arctic.
British English: Arctic /ˈɑːktɪk/ NOUN
The Arctic is the area of the world around the North Pole. It is extremely cold and there is very little light in winter and very little darkness in summer.
...winter in the Arctic.
- American English: Arctic
- Arabic: أَركْتِيك
- Brazilian Portuguese: região ártica
- Chinese: 北极
- Croatian: Arktik
- Czech: Arktida
- Danish: Arktis
- Dutch: noordpool
- European Spanish: Ártico
- Finnish: Arktinen alue
- French: Arctique
- German: Arktik
- Greek: Αρκτική
- Italian: Artico
- Japanese: 北極
- Korean: 북극
- Norwegian: Arktis
- Polish: Arktyka
- European Portuguese: região ártica
- Romanian: Arctica
- Russian: Арктика
- Spanish: Ártico
- Swedish: Arktis
- Thai: บริเวณขั้วโลกเหนือ
- Turkish: Kuzey Kutbu
- Ukrainian: Арктика
- Vietnamese: Bắc Cực
Definition of arctic from the Collins English Dictionary
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