Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun plural Subtropical regions.

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  • noun The region between the tropics and the temperate latitudes of the world.

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  • noun regions adjacent to the tropics

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Examples

  • Hadley cell, where the circulation involves rising air near equator associated with low sea level pressure and downward motion poleward of this region - an arid region known as the subtropics with high sea level pressure.

    RealClimate

  • This is the case in other parts of the so-called subtropics, those areas directly north and south of the equatorial tropics.

    Grist - the latest from Grist

  • Worryingly, studies of recent trends (published after the IPCC report was compiled) indicate the models are underestimating precipitation changes, such as the drying of the subtropics.

    steve | Serendipity

  • Jericho was a large city—according to some with one hundred thousand inhabitants—and the number of blind people in the subtropics is relatively high: about 1.4 percent of the population.19 This means that in Jericho, there would have been at least fourteen hundred blind people who had to earn a living by begging.

    Modern Science in the Bible

  • Worryingly, studies of recent trends (published after the IPCC report was compiled) indicate the models are underestimating precipitation changes, such as the drying of the subtropics.

    2010 March 12 | Serendipity

  • Worryingly, studies of recent trends (published after the IPCC report was compiled) indicate the models are underestimating precipitation changes, such as the drying of the subtropics.

    Serendipity: What has software engineering got to do with climate change?

  • In the tropics and subtropics, they play an important role in the control of malaria mosquitoes and other insects.

    Modern Science in the Bible

  • Worryingly, studies of recent trends (published after the IPCC report was compiled) indicate the models are underestimating precipitation changes, such as the drying of the subtropics.

    Uncertainties and challenges in climate science | Serendipity

  • The Dutch Royal Institute for the Tropics issues the following advice to people who are going to the tropics and subtropics as a healthy lifestyle in hot countries: Good skin hygiene can prevent much trouble.

    Modern Science in the Bible

  • Worryingly, studies of recent trends (published after the IPCC report was compiled) indicate the models are underestimating precipitation changes, such as the drying of the subtropics.

    2010 March | Serendipity

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