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Noun: arctic  aa(r)k-tik
Usage: N. Amer
  1. A waterproof overshoe that protects shoes from water or snow
    - galosh, golosh, rubber [N. Amer], gumshoe [N. Amer]
Adjective: arctic  aa(r)k-tik
  1. Extremely cold
    "an arctic climate";
    - frigid, gelid, glacial, icy, polar
Noun: Arctic  aa(r)k-tik
  1. The regions to the north of the Arctic Circle centred on the North Pole
    - Arctic Zone, North Frigid Zone
Adjective: Arctic  aa(r)k-tik
  1. Of or relating to the Arctic
    "the Arctic summer";
    - north-polar

Derived forms: arctics, Arctics

See also: cold, polar

Type of: Frigid Zone, overshoe, polar region, polar zone

Encyclopedia: Arctic, Antarctic & Alpine Research