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 for arctic
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Arctic \Arc"tic\, n.
     1. The arctic circle.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. A warm waterproof overshoe. [U.S.]
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Arctic \Arc"tic\, a. [OE. artik, OF. artique, F. arctique, L.
     arcticus, fr. Gr. ?, fr. ? a bear, also a northern
     constellation so called; akin to L. ursus bear, Skr. ?ksha.]
     Pertaining to, or situated under, the northern constellation
     called the Bear; northern; frigid; as, the arctic pole,
     circle, region, ocean; an arctic expedition, night,
     [1913 Webster]
     Note: The arctic circle is a lesser circle, parallel to the
           equator, 23[deg] 28' from the north pole. This and the
           antarctic circle are called the polar circles, and
           between these and the poles lie the frigid zones. See
           [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: of or relating to the Arctic; "the Arctic summer" [syn:
             north-polar, Arctic]
      2: extremely cold; "an arctic climate"; "a frigid day"; "gelid
         waters of the North Atlantic"; "glacial winds"; "icy hands";
         "polar weather" [syn: arctic, frigid, gelid, glacial,
         icy, polar]
      n 1: the regions to the north of the Arctic Circle centered on
           the North Pole [syn: Arctic, Arctic Zone, North Frigid
      2: a waterproof overshoe that protects shoes from water or snow
         [syn: arctic, galosh, golosh, rubber, gumshoe]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  151 Moby Thesaurus words for "arctic":
     Siberian, aestival, affectless, algid, anesthetized, antarctic,
     austral, autistic, autumn, autumnal, below zero, biting, bitter,
     bitterly cold, bleak, blunt, boreal, brisk, brumal, canicular,
     catatonic, chill, chilly, cold, cold as charity, cold as death,
     cold as ice, cold as marble, cold-blooded, coldhearted, cool,
     crisp, cutting, dispassionate, drugged, dull, east, eastbound,
     easterly, eastermost, eastern, easternmost, emotionally dead,
     emotionless, equinoctial, freezing, freezing cold, frigid, frosted,
     frosty, frozen, gelid, glacial, heartless, hibernal, hiemal,
     hyperborean, ice-cold, ice-encrusted, icelike, icy, immovable,
     impassible, impassive, inclement, inexcitable, insusceptible, keen,
     meridional, midsummer, midwinter, nipping, nippy, nonemotional,
     north, northbound, northeast, northeasterly, northeastern,
     northerly, northern, northernmost, northwest, northwesterly,
     northwestern, numbing, objective, obtuse, occidental, oriental,
     out of season, out of touch, passionless, penetrating, piercing,
     pinching, raw, rigorous, seasonal, self-absorbed, severe, sharp,
     sleety, slushy, snappy, solstitial, soulless, south, southbound,
     southeast, southeasterly, southeastern, southerly, southern,
     southernmost, southwest, southwesterly, southwestern, spiritless,
     spring, springlike, stone-cold, subzero, summer, summerlike,
     summerly, summery, supercooled, unaffectionate, unemotional,
     unfeeling, unimpassioned, unimpressionable, unloving, unpassionate,
     unresponding, unresponsive, unsusceptible, unsympathetic,
     untouchable, vernal, west, westbound, westerly, western,
     westernmost, winter, winterbound, winterlike, wintery, wintry

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

      A real-time functional language, used
     for music synthesis.
     ["Arctic: A Functional Language for Real-Time Control",
     R.B. Dannenberg, Conf Record 1984 ACM Symp on LISP and
     Functional Prog, ACM].

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