Atlantic - definition, transcription

Amer.  |ətˈlan(t)ik|
Brit.  |atˈlantɪk|

noun

- the 2nd largest ocean; separates North and South America on the west from Europe and Africa on the east (syn: atlantic)

adjective

- relating to or bordering the Atlantic Ocean(syn: atlantic)

Examples

Atlantic currents

Her solo flight across the Atlantic was a remarkable first.

She sailed the Atlantic coastline.

...the Panama Canal opened a much easier and shorter passageway from the Atlantic to the Pacific...

a weeklong crossing of the Atlantic Ocean

...for hundreds of years people from Atlantic Canada have made their living from the brine...

...for two nations that are conterminous from the Atlantic to the Pacific, the U.S. and Canada have had remarkably little strife...

He had removed her from that crass monied Middle Atlantic society where she had seemed stilted and fragile.

...the city sits on the shores of a deep estuary where the Hudson River meets the Atlantic Ocean...

the flagship of the Atlantic fleet

...the Titanic passengers could not long survive the gelid waters of the North Atlantic...

They fish in the shallow inshore waters of the Atlantic.

...during his solo crossing of the Atlantic he managed to avoid the fierce oceanic storms that rage in those tropical latitudes...

...the doctrine that the swath of land between the Atlantic and the Pacific naturally appertained to the United States...

...the first solo pilot to undertake the venturesome crossing of the Atlantic Ocean by air...

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