Pacific

  • (adj): Promoting peace.
    Example: "The result of this pacific policy was that no troops were called up"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on pacific:

2007 Pacific Hurricane Season - Storm Names
... names were used for named storms that formed in the northeast Pacific in 2007 ... Velma (unused) Wallis (unused) Xina (unused) York (unused) Zelda (unused) For the central Pacific Ocean, four consecutive lists are used, with the names used sequentially until exhausted ... No central pacific names were used the next one used would have been Kika ...
Dwight, Kansas - History
... was foreclosed in 1891 and taken over by Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railway, which shut down in 1980 and reorganized as Oklahoma, Kansas and Texas Railroad, merged in 1988 with Missouri Pacific ...
2007 Pacific Hurricane Season - Seasonal Forecasts
... Predictions of tropical activity in the 2007 season for the Eastern North Pacific Source Date Named storms Hurricanes Major hurricanes NOAA Average 15.3 ... They predicted a below-normal level of activity in the Eastern Pacific, with 12 to 16 named storms, of which 6 to 9 were expected to become hurricanes, and 2 to 4 expected to become major hurricanes ... The Central Pacific basin was also expected to be below average, with only two to three tropical cyclones expected to form or cross into the area ...
Games Created By Koei - Strategy Games
... Pacific Theater of Operations P.T.O ... II Pacific Theater of Operations P.T.O ... IV Pacific Theater of Operations Naval Ops Warship Gunner 2 Nobunaga's Ambition series - published on various platforms ...
2007 Pacific Hurricane Season
... The 2007 Pacific hurricane season was an event in the annual cycle of tropical cyclone formation ... started on May 15, 2007 in the eastern Pacific, designated as the area east of 140°W, and on June 1, 2007 in the central Pacific, which is between the International Date Line and 140°W ... the period of each year when most tropical cyclones form in the Pacific basin ...

More definitions of "pacific":

  • (adj): Relating to or bordering the Pacific Ocean.
    Example: "Pacific islands"
  • (adj): Disposed to peace or of a peaceful nature.
    Example: "The pacific temper seeks to settle disputes on grounds of justice rather than by force"
    Synonyms: peaceable

Famous quotes containing the word pacific:

    It is easier to sail many thousand miles through cold and storm and cannibals, in a government ship, with five hundred men and boys to assist one, than it is to explore the private sea, the Atlantic and Pacific Ocean of one’s being alone.... It is not worth the while to go round the world to count the cats in Zanzibar.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    The doctor of Geneva stamped the sand
    That lay impounding the Pacific swell,
    Patted his stove-pipe hat and tugged his shawl.
    Wallace Stevens (1879–1955)