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Definition of "intertropical" [in•ter•trop•ic•al]

  • Between or within the tropics. (adjective)
  • Of or relating to the tropics. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "intertropical" in a sentence
  • "This area of greater heat acts as zone of thermal lows known as the intertropical convergence zone (ITCZ)."
  • "Towering Atlantic storms are common this time of year near the equator - an area known as the intertropical convergence zone."
  • "Towering Atlantic storms are common this time of year near the equator _ an area known as the intertropical convergence zone."