tropics

[ UK /tɹˈɒpɪks/ ]
[ US /ˈtɹɑpɪks/ ]
NOUN
  1. the part of the Earth's surface between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn; characterized by a hot climate
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How To Use tropics In A Sentence

  • And those involved are pretty small: a few degrees between cooler land and warmer ocean at night, a few tens of degrees between tropics and poles. Eating the Sun: How Plants Power the Planet
  • Unless you live in the tropics, even the most toned among us is apt to uncover lackluster skin when summer comes.
  • Rosella seedlings are available through local nurseries from September onwards in the subtropics or during the dry season in tropical regions.
  • The tree is native to South America but is widely cultivated throughout the tropics.
  • Mianyang city belongs to eastern subtropics monsoon climate region, moderate climate, and distinctive four seasons.
  • In addition to marijuana, cocaine, and crack cocaine, the illicit drugs reported in the survey included hallucinogens, heroin, inhalants, and psychotropics.
  • The cassowary evolved amid the Wet Tropics, thriving on figs, quandongs, and other distinctive fruits.
  • These include the pitcher plants of the Asian tropics, known as Nepenthes, which resemble jugs brimming with nectar—or perhaps more accurately, mouths slavering with drool.
  • The worm commonly known as dog heart worm, is widely dispersed and found in the tropics, subtropics and temperate zones.
  • Since frugivore seed dispersal is so important in the tropics, many researchers have studied the loss of frugivores and related it to changed plant population dynamics. Frugivore
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