Definition of polar
OTHER WORDS FROM polaran·ti·po·lar, adjectivetrans·po·lar, adjective
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How to use polar in a sentence
Global warming has triggered the greatest loss of ice in recent history, opening up the polar region to increased shipping traffic and mining exploration, bringing new levels of noise to an environment that used to be acoustically pristine.Underwater Noise Pollution Is Disrupting Ocean Life—But We Can Fix It|Aryn Baker|February 5, 2021|Time
For now, SpaceX is only including laser links on polar satellites.SpaceX adds laser links to Starlink satellites to serve Earth’s polar areas|Jon Brodkin|January 26, 2021|Ars Technica
The result was so successful that Malden ended up changing its name to Polartec, and polar fleece now likely needs very little in the way of introduction.
In the atmosphere, waves can also break, but in this case the energy from those waves slows the polar vortex and heats the stratosphere.The polar vortex is about to split in two. But what does that actually mean?|Philip Kiefer|January 11, 2021|Popular-Science
“India is definitely looking toward the Arctic to augment the nation’s fossil fuel needs,” says Sulagna Chattopadhyay, president of Science and Geopolitics of Himalaya, Arctic and Antarctic, a policy and advocacy organization working on polar issues.
The weather, the conditions, you can imagine it—a polar bear in a desert, with a swimming pool 50 centimetres deep.
Shaked spoke in these generalities initially—referring to two sets of people, two polar opposites on a pendulum.Knesset Member Walks Back On Facebook Post Calling Palestinian Kids ‘Little Snakes’|Gideon Resnick|July 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Sykes suspects that the hairs come from either an unrecognized bear species, or an unknown hybrid of polar bear and brown bear.
She would leave every day of shooting during the polar vortex just grinning from ear-to-ear.Lori Petty on ‘Orange Is the New Black,’ the Halcyon ‘90s, and Discovering Jennifer Lawrence|Marlow Stern|June 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The world of the military is to the writer admittedly “the polar opposite” of his own.
Long before that, however, the sun had come back to gladden the Polar regions, and break up the reign of ancient night.The Giant of the North|R.M. Ballantyne
The same would be the case if the polar axis of one sphere stood precisely at right angles to that of the other.
Thus the wide habitability of the earth is an effect arising from the inclination of its polar axis.
Let us conceive a particle of air situated immediately over the earth's polar axis.
On the equatorial side this air is moving more rapidly than it is on the polar side.
British Dictionary definitions for polar
- Also: heteropolar (of a molecule or compound) being or having a molecule in which there is an uneven distribution of electrons and thus a permanent dipole momentwater has polar molecules
- (of a crystal or substance) being or having a crystal that is bound by ionic bondssodium chloride forms polar crystals