|1.||situated at or near, coming from, or relating to either of the earth's poles or the area inside the Arctic or Antarctic Circles: polar regions|
|2.||having or relating to a pole or poles|
|3.||pivotal or guiding in the manner of the Pole Star|
|4.||directly opposite, as in tendency or character|
|a. 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 moment: water has polar molecules|
|b. (of a crystal or substance) being or having a crystal that is bound by ionic bonds: sodium chloride forms polar crystals|
polar po·lar (pō'lər)
Of or relating to a pole.
Having poles. Used of certain nerve cells having one or more processes.
|polar (pō'lər) Pronunciation Key
Polar Plasma Laboratory