subpolar

[ suhb-poh-ler ]
/ sʌbˈpoʊ lər /
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adjective

Origin of subpolar

First recorded in 1820–30; sub- + polar
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Examples from the Web for subpolar

  • The vertical circulation is now dominated by cold water from subpolar latitudes.

    Climatic Changes|Ellsworth Huntington