Definition of atlantic :
1. Descended from Atlas.
2. Of or pertaining to Mt. Atlas in Libya, and hence applied to the ocean which lies between Europe and Africa on the east and America on the west; as, the Ocean ( called also the Atlantic); the basin; the telegraph.
oceanic (part of speech: adjective)
- And, my Connie, I hope you will see the Atlantic before long; and if one vision should come as brilliant as that, we shall be fortunate indeed, if we went all the way to the west to see that only." - "The Seaboard Parish Volume 1", George MacDonald.
- One must not hastily imagine that the water had become an ocean, or that it was really an Atlantic formerly supposed to be a pool. - "Recollections and Impressions 1822-1890", Octavius Brooks Frothingham.
- Up out of the dazzling Atlantic shot three hundred pounds of quivering silver. - "Quick Action", Robert W. Chambers.