- Atlantick (obsolete)
From Latin ātlanticus, from Ancient Greek Ἀτλαντικός (Atlantikós, “Atlantean, of Atlas”), from Ancient Greek Ἄτλᾱς (Átlās), either from ἁ- (ha-, copulative prefix) + Proto-Indo-European *telh₂- (“bear, undergo, endure”) or of Pre-Greek origin.
- (Received Pronunciation) enPR: ət-lăn'tĭk, IPA(key): /ətˈlæn.tɪk/
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- (General American) enPR: ăt-lăn'tĭk, IPA(key): /ætˈlæn.tɪk/
- Rhymes: -æntɪk
- The Atlantic Ocean.
- A branch of the Niger-Congo languages spoken along the Atlantic coast in West Africa.
- A city, the county seat of Cass County, Iowa, United States.
Atlantic (not comparable)
- Pertaining to the Atlantic Ocean.
- Pertaining to locations adjacent to or in the vicinity of the Atlantic Ocean, such as the British Isles in Northwestern Europe, or the eastern seaboard of the USA.
- Pertaining to the legendary island of Atlantis.
- Pertaining to the Atlantic language family.
- Descended from the legendary Atlas.
Atlantic (plural Atlantics)
- (rail transport) A steam locomotive of the 4-4-2 wheel arrangement.
- 1944 January and February, "Voyageur", “Atlantic Locomotives on the G.W.R.”, in Railway Magazine, page 26:
- It is equally curious that whereas the first Swindon-built Atlantic began its career as a 4-6-0, the first Great Western 4-cylinder 4-6-0 began its career as an Atlantic.