antarctic definition

  • adjective:
    • alternate spelling of Antarctic.
    • alternate spelling of Antarctic.
    • Contrary to your north or arctic pole; relating to the south pole or to the region near it, and used specially to a circle, distant from the pole 23° 28′. Therefore we state the antarctic pole, circle, ocean, area, current, etc.
    • Opposite towards northern or arctic pole; relating to the south pole or even to the location near it, and used especially to a circle, distant through the pole 23° 28′. Therefore we state the antarctic pole, circle, sea, area, present, etc.
    • at or close to the south pole
    • at or near the south pole
  • others:
    • Opposite into the north or arctic pole; concerning the south pole or even the region near it: as, the antarctic pole, current, or ocean.
    • contrary on north or arctic pole; concerning the south pole or even to the region near it: as, the antarctic pole, present, or ocean.
  • noun:
    • the location all over south pole: Antarctica and surrounding seas
    • the region round the south pole: Antarctica and surrounding waters

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