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polar

adjective  us   /ˈpoʊ·lər/

polar adjective (OF A PLACE)

[not gradable] of or near the area around the most northern or most southern points of the earth: the polar ice cap a polar expedition

polar adjective (OF ELECTRICITY)

relating to either of the two ends of a magnet or two parts of a battery (= device that produces electricity) which have opposite charges : fig. The play’s main characters are polar opposites (= They are completely opposite). chemistry Polar also describes a substance whose molecules have opposite positive and negative poles
Translations of “polar”
in Korean 북극/남극의…
in Arabic قُطْبي…
in Portuguese polar…
in Catalan polar…
in Japanese (北極・南極の)極地の…
in Italian polare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 地方, 兩極的, 近兩極的…
in Russian полярный…
in Turkish kutup, kutba ait…
in Chinese (Simplified) 地方, 两极的, 近两极的…
in Polish polarny…
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