HyperDic: polar

English > 6 senses of the word polar:
ADJECTIVEallpolarhaving a pair of equal and opposite charges
allpolar, diametric, diametrical, oppositecharacterized by opposite extremes / extremes
pertpolarlocated at or near or coming from the earth's poles
allpolarof or existing at or near a geographical pole or within the Arctic or Antarctic Circles
allpolar, arctic, frigid, gelid, glacial, icyextremely cold
allpolar, pivotalbeing of crucial importance
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English > polar: 6 senses > adjective 1
MeaningHaving a pair of equal and opposite charges.
BroaderchargedOf a particle or body or system
Spanishbipolar
Catalanbipolar
Nounspolarityhaving an indicated pole (as the distinction between positive and negative electric charges)
polea contact on an electrical device (such as a battery) at which electric current enters or leaves
English > polar: 6 senses > adjective 2
MeaningCharacterized by opposite extremes / extremes; completely opposed.
Example "extreme and indefensible polar positions"
Synonymsdiametric, diametrical, opposite
BroaderdifferentUnlike in nature or quality or form or degree
Spanishdiametral, opuesto
Nounspolaritya relation between two opposite attributes or tendencies
poleone of two divergent or mutually exclusive opinions
English > polar: 6 senses > adjective 3, pert
MeaningLocated at or near or coming from the earth's poles.
Examples
  • "polar diameter"
  • "polar zone"
  • "a polar air mass"
  • "Antarctica is the only polar continent"
Adjectivesbipolarof, pertaining to, or occurring in both polar regions
Nounspoleone of two antipodal points where the Earth's axis of rotation intersects the Earth's surface
English > polar: 6 senses > adjective 4
MeaningOf or existing at or near a geographical pole or within the Arctic or Antarctic Circles.
Example"polar regions"
NarrowercircumpolarLocated or found throughout a polar region
north-polar, ArcticOf or relating to the Arctic
south-polar, AntarcticAt or near the south pole
OppositeequatorialOf or existing at or near the geographic equator
Spanishpolar
Catalanpolar
Nounspoleone of two antipodal points where the Earth's axis of rotation intersects the Earth's surface
English > polar: 6 senses > adjective 5
MeaningExtremely cold.
Example "polar weather"
Synonymsarctic, frigid, gelid, glacial, icy
BroadercoldHaving a low or inadequate temperature or feeling a sensation of coldness or having been made cold by e.g. ice or refrigeration
Spanishártica, ártico, gélido, glacial, polar
Catalanàrtic, gèlid, geliu, glacial, polar
English > polar: 6 senses > adjective 6
MeaningOf crucial importance.
Examples
  • "the polar events of this study"
  • "a polar principal"
Synonympivotal
Broadercrucial, importantOf extreme / extreme importance
Spanishbásico, central, crucial, elemental, esencial, fundamental, primordial
Catalanbàsic, central, de màxima importància, elemental, essencial, fonamental, primordial

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