Definition of Pacific

1. Noun. The largest ocean in the world.

2. Adjective. Relating to or bordering the Pacific Ocean. "Pacific islands"

3. Adjective. Disposed to peace or of a peaceful nature. "In a peaceable and orderly manner"
Exact synonyms: Peaceable
Similar to: Peaceable, Peaceful
Derivative terms: Peaceableness

4. Adjective. Promoting peace. "The result of this pacific policy was that no troops were called up"

Definition of Pacific

1. a. Of or pertaining to peace; suited to make or restore peace; of a peaceful character; not warlike; not quarrelsome; conciliatory; as, pacific words or acts; a pacific nature or condition.

Definition of Pacific

1. Proper noun. The Pacific Ocean. ¹

2. Adjective. Related to the Pacific Ocean. ¹

3. Adjective. Calm, peaceful. ¹

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Definition of Pacific

1. peaceful [adj] - See also: peaceful

Pacific Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pacific

Pac1 ribonuclease
Pac Man
Pacheco's disease
Pacheco's parrot disease virus
Pachon's method
Pachon's test
Pachyrhizus erosus
Pachyrhizus tuberosus
Pachysandra procumbens
Pachysandra terminalis
Pacific Coast
Pacific Daylight Time
Pacific Diver
Pacific Islander
Pacific Northwest
Pacific Ocean
Pacific Standard Time
Pacific Time
Pacific blackberries
Pacific blackberry
Pacific blackchin
Pacific bonito
Pacific bottlenose dolphin
Pacific cod

Literary usage of Pacific

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1. Index of Economic Material in Documents of the States of the United States by Adelaide Rosalia Hasse (1908)
"Reduction of 20% in ticket rates; Southern pacific Co. ... Southern pacific Co. for relief in matter of rr facilities in connection with their grain ..."

2. Around the world in eighty days by Jules Verne (1874)
"The pacific Railroad is, however, really divided into two distinct lines : the Central pacific, between San Francisco and Ogden, and the Union pacific, ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"The Northern pacific and Chicago, Milwaukee and Saint Paul railways have their western ... The Great Northern and the Oregon and Washington (Union pacific) ..."

4. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1916)
"Panama-pacific exposition—Continued Ode on the exposition; poem. ... 11 Overland ns 66:517-21 D '15 Japanese art at the Panama-pacific exposition. ..."

5. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting (1908)
"THE MISSION OF THE pacific SCIENTIFIC INSTITUTION REMARKS OF MR. WILLIAM ALANSON BRYAN Ladies and Gentlemen: Fortunately there are many present who need not ..."

6. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1914)
"pacific ASSOCIATION OF SCIENTIFIC SOCIETIES THE fourth annual convention of the pacific Association will be held at the University of Washington, May 21-23, ..."

7. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1911)
"On the eastern side temperature falls to 22° on the equator and is slightly higher to N. and S. In the North pacific, beyond lat. ..."

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