the Arctic Circle

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of the Arctic Circle

:an imaginary line that goes around the Earth near the North Pole

Word by Word Definitions

arctic play
  1. : of, relating to, or suitable for use at the north pole or the region near it

  2. : bitter cold : frigid

  3. : cold in temper or mood

  1. : a rubber overshoe reaching to the ankle or above

circle play
  1. : ring, halo

  2. : a closed plane (see 5plane 2b) curve every point of which is equidistant (see equidistant 1) from a fixed point within the curve

  3. : the plane surface bounded by such a curve

  1. : to enclose in or as if in a circle

  2. : to move or revolve around

  3. : to move in or as if in a circle


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