Oldman: They are sort of polar opposites, Haydon and Smiley.
Perhaps unsurprisingly, his mettle in polar extremes far outstrips his writing ability.
Trafalgar Square was chilly today, good preparation for Prince Harry's polar trek.
Santa Claus is drowning in the cold dark water alongside the polar bears.
A gender divide existed at the polar opposite end of the social spectrum as well.
I knew then that woman's heritage of sorrow was mine, and that my heart followed you into polar night.
polar ice would have been thawed by this reopening of communication.
Large temperature ranges are endured without danger in the polar winter when the air is dry.
It was a domed city in the polar regions, where nobody ever had to go outdoors.
This slow southward extension of the polar ice-sheet upon the east of Greenland seems still to be going on at the present day.
1550s, from Middle French polaire (16c.) or directly from Medieval Latin polaris "of or pertaining to the poles," from Latin polus "an end of an axis" (see pole (n.2)). Meaning "directly opposite in character or tendency" is attested from 1832. Polar bear first recorded 1781.
polar po·lar (pō'lər)
Of or relating to a pole.
Having poles. Used of certain nerve cells having one or more processes.