heteropolar

[het-er-uh-poh-ler]
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adjective Chemistry.


Origin of heteropolar

First recorded in 1895–1900; hetero- + polar
Related formshet·er·o·po·lar·i·ty [het-uh-roh-poh-lar-i-tee] /ˌhɛt ə roʊ poʊˈlær ɪ ti/, noun
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heteropolar

adjective

a less common word for polar (def. 5a)
Derived Formsheteropolarity (ˌhɛtərəʊpəʊˈlærɪtɪ), noun
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