• (British) IPA: /ˈpəʊ̯lə(ɹ)/, [ˈpʰəʊ̯lə(ɹ)]
  • (America) IPA: /ˈpoʊ̯lɚ/, [ˈpʰoʊ̯lɚ]

polar (not comparable)

  1. Of or having a pole or polarity.
  2. (geography) Of, relating to, measured from, or referred to a geographic pole (the North Pole or South Pole); within the Arctic or Antarctic circles.
  3. (space sciences) Of an orbit that passes over, or near, one of these poles.
  4. (chemistry) Having a dipole; ionic.
  5. (mathematics) Of a coordinate system, specifying the location of a point in a plane by using a radius and an angle.
  6. (linguistics, of a question) Having but two possible answers, yes and no.
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polar (plural polars)

  1. (geometry) The line joining the points of contact of tangents drawn to meet a curve from a point called the pole of the line.

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