Translation of "tropical" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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tropicaladjective

uk /ˈtrɒp.ɪ.kəl/ us /ˈtrɑː.pɪ.kəl/

B2 geography, environment from or relating to the area between the two tropics

熱帶的
tropical fish 熱帶魚
a tropical island/region/climate 熱帶島嶼/地區/氣候
Leprosy is one of the few tropical diseases which could soon be eradicated. 21世紀初有幾種熱帶病可以徹底根除,麻風病就是其中之一。
She specializes in tropical medicine (= the treatment of diseases from the tropical areas of the world). 她專門醫治熱帶病。
The Amazon river basin contains the world's largest tropical rainforest. 亞馬孫河流域有世界上最大的熱帶雨林。
The hurricane was downgraded to a tropical storm when its speed dropped to 70mph. 當颶風的速度降為每小時70英里時,就減弱為熱帶風暴。
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informal geography, environment extremely hot

(天氣)濕熱的
The weather was positively tropical last summer. 去年夏天天氣非常濕熱。

More examples

  • Deforestation is destroying large areas of tropical rain forest.
  • I dream of living on a tropical island.
  • In cool climates you have to grow tropical plants under glass.
  • The tropical butterfly's wings were shimmering with all the colours of the rainbow.
  • The tropical sun beat down on them mercilessly.

(Translation of “tropical” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)