from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Alternative form of non-tropical.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • These systems, owing to their close proximity to land, often ingest a nontropical offshore flow that tends to weaken the western periphery perhaps more than is often expected.

    Hurricane Earl could be close call for East Coast

  • In fact, we are already seeing the encroachment of nontropical flow into the northwestern Gulf of Mexico.

    Alex in the Gulf - oil interactions uncertain

  • This is really amazing to me to see this much rainfall in this amount of time in a nontropical system.

    CNN Transcript Sep 22, 2009

  • The majority of this should be in the form of less-refined, less-processed foods with a low (i.e., below 60) glycemic index, and you should try to eat some low-GI carbohydrate food with each meal (whole grains, beans, vegetables, and nontropical fruits).

    Excerpt: Eating Well For Optimum Health by Andrew Weil, M.D.

  • I particularly loved the ornamental bananas and their long arc of leaves, an unusual sight in a nontropical climate.

    Wild Swans

  • Tom Skilling predicts will be a decidedly nontropical day, with a chance of snow and a high of - News

  • Celiac disease is also called gluten-sensitive enteropathy and nontropical sprue.

  • If you are up for a bigger challenge, try planting some nontropical bulbs such as crocus, hyacinths, daffodils or tulips.



Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.