Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun arctic

2 senses of arctic

Sense 1
Arctic, Arctic Zone, North Frigid Zone -- (the regions to the north of the Arctic Circle centered on the North Pole)
       INSTANCE OF=> Frigid Zone, polar zone, polar region -- (the part of the Earth's surface forming a cap over a pole; characterized by frigid climate)

Sense 2
arctic, galosh, golosh, rubber, gumshoe -- (a waterproof overshoe that protects shoes from water or snow)
       => overshoe -- (footwear that protects your shoes from water or snow or cold)

Antonyms of adj arctic

2 senses of arctic

Sense 1
north-polar, Arctic -- (of or relating to the Arctic; "the Arctic summer")

INDIRECT (VIA polar) -> equatorial -- (of or existing at or near the geographic equator; "equatorial Africa")

Sense 2
arctic, frigid, gelid, glacial, icy, polar -- (extremely cold; "an arctic climate"; "a frigid day"; "gelid waters of the North Atlantic"; "glacial winds"; "icy hands"; "polar weather")

INDIRECT (VIA cold) -> hot -- (used of physical heat; having a high or higher than desirable temperature or giving off heat or feeling or causing a sensation of heat or burning; "hot stove"; "hot water"; "a hot August day"; "a hot stuffy room"; "she's hot and tired"; "a hot forehead")

Similarity of adj arctic

2 senses of arctic

Sense 1
north-polar, Arctic -- (of or relating to the Arctic; "the Arctic summer")
       => polar (vs. equatorial) -- (of or existing at or near a geographical pole or within the Arctic or Antarctic Circles; "polar regions")

Sense 2
arctic, frigid, gelid, glacial, icy, polar -- (extremely cold; "an arctic climate"; "a frigid day"; "gelid waters of the North Atlantic"; "glacial winds"; "icy hands"; "polar weather")
       => cold (vs. hot) -- (having a low or inadequate temperature or feeling a sensation of coldness or having been made cold by e.g. ice or refrigeration; "a cold climate"; "a cold room"; "dinner has gotten cold"; "cold fingers"; "if you are cold, turn up the heat"; "a cold beer")

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