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adjective tropical pronunciation in British English /ˈtrɒpɪk(ə)l/
  1. 1
    in or from the hottest parts of the world
    tropical medicine (=dealing with diseases that exist in tropical areas)
    tropical plants/fish/diseases
  2. 2
    used about weather that is very hot, especially when the air also feels slightly wet
    The heat in his office is positively tropical.


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an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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