Translation of "tropic" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈtrɒp.ɪk/ us /ˈtrɑː.pɪk/

one of the two imaginary lines around the earth at approximately 23.5 degrees north and 23.5 degrees south of the equator

the tropics

the hottest area of the earth, between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn

el trópico
She’s a botanist and spent several years doing research in the tropics.

(Translation of “tropic” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /ˈtropik/

either of two imaginary circles running round the earth at about 23 degrees north ( Tropic of Cancer) or south ( Tropic of Capricorn) of the equator.

tropics noun plural

the hot regions between or ( loosely) near these lines

The ship is heading for the tropics.
tropical adjective

of the tropics

The climate there is tropical.

growing etc in hot countries

tropical plants.
tropically adverb

como en el trópico

(Translation of “tropic” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)