Definitions for POLARˈpoʊ lər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. polar(adj)

    having a pair of equal and opposite charges

  2. diametric, diametrical, opposite, polar(adj)

    characterized by opposite extremes; completely opposed

    "in diametric contradiction to his claims"; "diametrical (or opposite) points of view"; "opposite meanings"; "extreme and indefensible polar positions"

  3. polar(adj)

    located at or near or coming from the earth's poles

    "polar diameter"; "polar zone"; "a polar air mass"; "Antarctica is the only polar continent"

  4. polar(adj)

    of or existing at or near a geographical pole or within the Arctic or Antarctic Circles

    "polar regions"

  5. arctic, frigid, gelid, glacial, icy, polar(adj)

    extremely cold

    "an arctic climate"; "a frigid day"; "gelid waters of the North Atlantic"; "glacial winds"; "icy hands"; "polar weather"

  6. pivotal, polar(adj)

    being of crucial importance

    "a pivotal event"; "Its pivotal location has also exposed it to periodic invasions"- Henry Kissinger; "the polar events of this study"; "a polar principal"

Wiktionary

  1. polar(Adjective)

    of, relating to, measured from, or referred to a geographic pole (the North Pole or South Pole)

  2. polar(Adjective)

    of an orbit that passes over, or near, one of these poles

  3. polar(Adjective)

    having a dipole; ionic

  4. polar(Adjective)

    of a coordinate system, specifying the location of a point in a plane by using a radius and an angle

  5. polar(Adjective)

    Having but two possible answers, yes and no.

  6. Origin: From polāris

Webster Dictionary

  1. Polar(adj)

    of or pertaining to one of the poles of the earth, or of a sphere; situated near, or proceeding from, one of the poles; as, polar regions; polar seas; polar winds

  2. Polar(adj)

    of or pertaining to the magnetic pole, or to the point to which the magnetic needle is directed

  3. Polar(adj)

    pertaining to, reckoned from, or having a common radiating point; as, polar coordinates

  4. Polar(noun)

    the right line drawn through the two points of contact of the two tangents drawn from a given point to a given conic section. The given point is called the pole of the line. If the given point lies within the curve so that the two tangents become imaginary, there is still a real polar line which does not meet the curve, but which possesses other properties of the polar. Thus the focus and directrix are pole and polar. There are also poles and polar curves to curves of higher degree than the second, and poles and polar planes to surfaces of the second degree

  5. Origin: [Cf. F. polaire. See Pole of the earth.]

Freebase

  1. Polar

    Polar, or K, is Kjetil Dale Sagstad, a Norwegian electronic music artist. He is originally from Meland in Norway, and grew up with his former musical partner Teebee. Together he started Subtitles Recordings, which Teebee now runs by himself. He currently lives in Bergen. Labels: Certificate 18, Subtitles Recordings, Breakbeat Science, Levitated, Moving Shadow, R&S Records, Beatservice, Rugged Vinyl, Warm Communications, Fenetik, FAT! Records, Metaformal

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Polar

    pō′lar, adj. pertaining to, or situated near, either of the poles: pertaining to the magnetic poles: having a common meeting-point.—n. (geom.) the line joining the points of contact, of tangents drawn to meet a curve from a point called the pole of the line.—ns.pl. Pōlar-co-or′dinates, co-ordinates defining a point by means of a radius vector and the angle which it makes with a fixed line through the origin; Pō′lar-for′ces, forces that act in pairs and in different directions, as in magnetism.—n. Polarim′eter, the polariscope.—adj. Polarī′sable, capable of polarisation.—ns. Polarisā′tion (opt.), a particular modification of rays of light, by the action of certain media or surfaces, so that they cannot be reflected or refracted again in certain directions: state of having polarity; Polar′iscope, an instrument for polarising light, and analysing its properties.—v.t. Pō′larise, to give polarity to.—ns. Pō′lariser, that which polarises or gives polarity to; Polar′ity, state of having two opposite poles: a condition in certain bodies according to which their properties arrange themselves so as to have opposite powers in opposite directions, as in a magnet with its two poles.—Polar bear, a large white bear found in the Arctic regions; Polar circle, a parallel of latitude encircling each of the poles at a distance of 23° 28′ from the pole—the north polar being called the arctic, the south the antarctic, circle; Polar lights, the aurora borealis or australis. [L. polarispolus, a pole.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of POLAR in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of POLAR in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Torstein Christiansen:

    And we don't have polar bears.

  2. Gary Frantz:

    We learned a lot of lessons from last year's polar vortex.

  3. Gary Frantz:

    We learned a lot of lessons from last year’s polar vortex.

  4. Thomas Reese:

    Suddenly, you're not just doing it for the polar bears, you're doing it for God.

  5. Farris Wilks:

    If (God) wants the polar caps to remain in place, then he will leave them there.

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