[ UK /pˈə‍ʊlɐ/ ]
[ US /ˈpoʊɫɝ/ ]
  1. having a pair of equal and opposite charges
  2. characterized by opposite extremes; completely opposed
    opposite meanings
    extreme and indefensible polar positions
    diametrical (or opposite) points of view
    in diametric contradiction to his claims
  3. being of crucial importance
    a polar principal
    a pivotal event
    the polar events of this study
    Its pivotal location has also exposed it to periodic invasions
  4. located at or near or coming from the earth's poles
    polar diameter
    polar zone
    Antarctica is the only polar continent
    a polar air mass
  5. extremely cold
    polar weather
    a frigid day
    glacial winds
    icy hands
    an arctic climate
    gelid waters of the North Atlantic
  6. of or existing at or near a geographical pole or within the Arctic or Antarctic Circles
    polar regions
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How To Use polar In A Sentence

  • On land, giant reservoirs holding saline water could be built to offset the rise in sea levels caused by the melting of the polar ice-caps.
  • In these experiments, test subjects with maladies ranging from severe brain trauma to bipolar disorder undergo a battery of visual tests.
  • It warns of adverse consequences such as the melting of glaciers and polar icecaps, leading to rising sea levels.
  • By this time, Dad and I had replaced the old dipole with a short Yagi array, horizontally polarized of course, and screwed to one of the crossbeams in the attic, so now we had three channels with excellent reception.
  • Polar Instruments has added a flex-rigid PCB design option to the Speedstack PCB layer-stackup design system. Electronicstalk - electronics industry news
  • In this paper, the general solution for plane problem of elastic mechanics in polar coordinate system is deduced by separate variable method.
  • Whether you love or hate the new Doctor Who, prepare to polarise your thoughts even further one way or the other, if this latest rumour ever comes to fruition. 2010 June : Chronicles Network: Science Fiction & Fantasy
  • The two sides remain sharply polarised, and periodic attempts to bridge the wide gulf between them have fizzled out.
  • This program permits the display of barograms, speedograms and variograms as well as polar curves.
  • The interpretation of scripture was polarized between the selective literalism of Calvinism and the more liberal application found within the teachings of Arminius.
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