Polar meaning

pō'lər
The definition of polar is something related to the South or North poles.

An example of polar is a polar bear from the Arctic.

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Occupying or characterized by opposite extremes.
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Serving as a guide, as a polestar or a pole of the earth.
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Central or pivotal.
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Relating to, connected with, or located near the North Pole or South Pole.
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Of a pole or poles.
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Having polarity.
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Opposite in character, nature, direction, etc.
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Central and guiding, like the earth's pole or the polestar.
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Relating to a pole, such as the pole of a magnet or one of the electrodes of an electrolytic cell.
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Relating to the North Pole or the South Pole of Earth, or analogous regions of another planet.
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Relating to a molecule or substance that has polar bonds.
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Of, relating to, measured from, or referred to a geographic pole (the North Pole or South Pole)
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Of an orbit that passes over, or near, one of these poles.
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(chemistry) Having a dipole; ionic.
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(mathematics) Of a coordinate system, specifying the location of a point in a plane by using a radius and an angle.
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(linguistics, of a question) Having but two possible answers, yes and no.
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Origin of polar

  • From Late Latin polāris
    From Wiktionary