At·lan·tic /ətˈlæntɪk, æt-/
1. 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 Atlantic Ocean (called also the Atlantic); the Atlantic basin; the Atlantic telegraph.
2. Of or pertaining to the isle of Atlantis.
3. Descended from Atlas.
The seven Atlantic sisters. --Milton.
adj : relating to or bordering the Atlantic Ocean; "Atlantic
n : the 2nd largest ocean; separates North and South America on
the west from Europe and Africa on the east [syn: Atlantic