Frigid Zone

Frig′id Zone`
n.
geo either of two regions, one between the Arctic Circle and the North Pole, or one between the Antarctic Circle and the South Pole

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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  • Frigid zone — Frigid Frig id, a. [L. frigidus, fr. frigere to be cold; prob. akin to Gr. ? to shudder, or perh. to ? cold. Cf. {Frill}.] 1. Cold; wanting heat or warmth; of low temperature; as, a frigid climate. [1913 Webster] 2. Wanting warmth, fervor, ardor …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Frigid Zone — n. either of two zones of the earth (North Frigid Zone & South Frigid Zone) between the polar circles and the poles …   English World dictionary

  • Frigid Zone — noun the part of the Earth s surface forming a cap over a pole; characterized by frigid climate • Syn: ↑polar zone, ↑polar region • Hypernyms: ↑climatic zone • Instance Hyponyms: ↑Antarctic, ↑Antarctic Zone, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Frigid Zone — See North Frigid Zone, South Frigid Zone …   Webster's Gazetteer

  • frigid zone — noun Date: 1620 the area or region between the arctic circle and the north pole or between the antarctic circle and the south pole …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Frigid Zone — either of two regions, one between the Arctic Circle and the North Pole, or one between the Antarctic Circle and the South Pole. [1590 1600] * * * …   Universalium

  • frigid zone — noun Either of two zones of the Earth that lie between the poles and either the Arctic Circle or the Antarctic Circle …   Wiktionary

  • frigid zone — noun each of the two areas of the earth respectively north of the Arctic Circle and south of the Antarctic Circle …   English new terms dictionary

  • Frigid Zone — /ˈfrɪdʒəd zoʊn / (say frijuhd zohn) noun either of the two regions between the poles and the polar circles …   Australian English dictionary

  • North Frigid Zone — FRIGID ZONE …   English World dictionary

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