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po·lar

polar

 
 
pronunciation:
po lr
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of, pertaining to, or near one end of the axis of a spherical body, esp. the North Pole or South Pole of the earth.
Scientists are monitoring the melting of the polar icecap.The polar expedition led by Roald Amundsen reached the South Pole in December of 1911.
similar words:
antarctic, arctic
definition 2: of or pertaining to the poles of an electric battery, magnet, or the like.
similar words:
terminal
definition 3: exactly opposed.
The brothers looked very similar but were polar opposites in temperament.My opinion is the polar opposite of yours.
synonyms:
antithetical, diametrical
similar words:
contrary, converse, counter, opposing, reverse
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