# Polar definition

pōlər
Serving as a guide, as a polestar or a pole of the earth.
Relating to, connected with, or located near the North Pole or South Pole.
The definition of polar is something related to the South or North poles.

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

Occupying or characterized by opposite extremes.
Relating to a pole, such as the pole of a magnet or one of the electrodes of an electrolytic cell.
Central or pivotal.
Of or relating to a pole.
Measured from or referred to a pole.

Polar distance; polar diameter.

Passing over a planet's north and south poles.

A polar orbit.

Traveling in an orbit that passes over a planet's north and south poles.
(chemistry) Relating to or characterized by a dipole.

A polar molecule.

Ionizing when dissolved or fused.

Of a pole or poles.
Having polarity.
Opposite in character, nature, direction, etc.
Central and guiding, like the earth's pole or the polestar.
Of, relating to, or near the North or South pole.
Coming from the region near the North or South pole.
Relating to the North Pole or the South Pole of Earth, or analogous regions of another planet.
Relating to a molecule or substance that has polar bonds.
Of, relating to, measured from, or referred to a geographic pole (the North Pole or South Pole)
Of an orbit that passes over, or near, one of these poles.