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polar

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK) IPA (key): /ˈpəʊ̯lə(r)/ or [ˈpʰəʊ̯lə(r)]
  • (US) IPA (key): /ˈpoʊ̯lɚ/ or [ˈpʰoʊ̯lɚ]
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Adjective[change]

Positive
polar

Comparative
none

Superlative
none

  1. Polar ice, regions, animals, etc. are those near or related to the north or south pole.
  2. If two things are polar opposites, extremes, or ends of a scale, they are complete opposites of each other.
  3. (physics) (chemistry) Polar fields, forces, effects, etc., are related to electric or magnetic polarity.

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Noun[change]

Singular
polar

Plural
polars

  1. (geometry) A polar is the line that joins the tangents drawn to meet a curve from a point.