Noun(1) either of two parallels of latitude about 23.5 degrees to the north and south of the equator representing the points farthest north and south at which the sun can shine directly overhead and constituting the boundaries of the Torrid Zone or tropics
Adjective(1) relating to or situated in or characteristic of the tropics (the region on either side of the equator(2) of weather or climate; hot and humid as in the tropics
(1) Having moved to the tropic island to please his young bride and her family - Maximo, had always been, in his own way, homesick for the beauty and charm of ├ö├ç├┐Italia├ö├ç├û.(2) At the multicellular level, tropic responses of the shoots and roots of flowering plants have been extensively studied.(3) Why is it so important to have a botanical garden in the wet tropic area of Australia?(4) But in her head, she was far, far away in an unknown tropic land with Abe.(5) I had visions of palm trees and blue lagoons and snorkelling under a tropic sky.(6) Insects have adapted to nearly every ecological niche available, from arctic to tropic and mountaintop to river bottom.(7) The tropic response represents a growth response to altered auxin levels, involving growth stimulation and growth inhibition on opposite sides of the responding organ.(8) A native of the tropic Americas, the cattleyas are a pseudobulb type and considered an orchid with training wheels.(9) Take for example a society in a desert where water is very scarce and at the same time consider a society that dwells in a tropic setting where water is plentiful.(10) Gibberellins are a class of plant hormones that exert profound and diverse effects on plant growth and development and that have been implicated in tropic growth responses since the 1970s.(11) See the pyramids along the Nile. Watch the sun rise on a tropic isle.(12) Arguably, one of the best-kept secrets on the Cape Peninsula is that here, you find more species of plants acre for acre than probably any other area on the planet, surpassing even tropic rainforests in diversity.(13) A tropic point is the sun's position on the celestial sphere at the time of a solstice.(14) Because humid tropic and sub-tropic areas sustain tree growth at a rate three times that of temperate zones - thus tripling the carbon dioxide-sequestering effect - many projects are initiated in these regions.(15) They watched as white smoke drifted lazily upward in the humid tropic air.(16) Charles Darwin performed early auxin experiments, observing the effects of a hypothetical substance modulating plant shoot elongation to allow tropic growth toward light.
(1) trophic :: trophic
1. tropical ::
Different Formssubtropic, subtropics, tropic, tropical, tropics
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