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polar molecule

noun
1.
a molecule in which the centroid of the positive charges is different from the centroid of the negative charges.
Also called dipole.
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Contemporary definitions for polar molecule
noun

an asymmetric molecule with non-uniform positive and negative charges; also called dipole

Examples

A polar molecule has a partial positive charge in one part of the molecule and complementary negative charge in another part.

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