artic vs arctic : Common Errors in English

About artic vs arctic

Although some brand names have incorporated this popular error, remember that the Arctic Circle is an arc. By the way, Ralph Vaughan Williams called his suite drawn from the score of the film Scott of the Antarctic, the Sinfonia Antartica, but that’s Italian, not English.

arctic Meaning(s)

  • (n) the regions to the north of the Arctic Circle centered on the North Pole
  • (n) a waterproof overshoe that protects shoes from water or snow
  • (s) of or relating to the Arctic
  • (s) extremely cold

artic in News

  • Camera streams video of Arctic terns from Maine coast

    A high-definition camera has begun streaming live video over the Internet of Arctic terns that are nesting on a remote island off the coast of Maine. Explore.org, in collaboration with the National Audubon Society, went live with the camera Wednesday on Seal Island National Wildlife Refuge. Explore.org said it is the first time it knows of that a camera has streamed video of Artic terns.        
    on June 14, 2013 Source: Boston Globe

arctic in News

  1. Is Arctic drilling safe?

    As the Obama administration tries to walk the line between environmental and economic interests, critics warn that the Arctic is too harsh for drilling
    on June 12, 2013 Source: The Week via Yahoo! News

  2. As Arctic Permafrost Melts And Decomposes, More Greenhouse Gases Released

    Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Conditions within Arctic permafrost soils prevent dead plants and animals from decomposing, resulting in layer upon layer of organic carbon being sequestered just beneath the topsoil. However, rising Arctic temperatures are causing these soils to thaw at unprecedented rates, and NASA scientists are currently looking into just how much ...
    on June 11, 2013 Source: redOrbit

  3. Arctic Records: Drafting A Blueprint For The Philly Sound

    Arctic Records opened for business late in 1964. The label was the brainchild of Jimmy Bishop, the program director of WDAS — at the time Philadelphia's No. 1 black radio station. If that sounds like a conflict of interest, you don't know much about the music business in Philadelphia back then. Besides, it didn't help Arctic's first single, "Happiest Girl in the World" by the Tiffanys, three ...
    on June 10, 2013 Source: KERA North Texas

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