Definition of "molar" []

  • Chemistry Relating to or designating a solution that contains one mole of solute per liter of solution. (adjective)
  • Chemistry Containing one mole of a substance. (adjective)
  • Physics Of or relating to a body of matter as a whole, perceived apart from molecular or atomic properties. (adjective)
  • A tooth with a broad crown used to grind food, located behind the premolars. (noun)
  • Of or relating to the molars. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "molar" in a sentence
  • "For instance, in pulling a back tooth he recommends that the gums be incised so as to loosen them around the roots, and then the tooth itself may be drawn with a special forceps which he calls a molar forceps."
  • "On the way back to the interstate, we stopped at a Del's Lemonade truck, but I think I "can has" no more Del's until the cracked molar is fixed."
  • "In rare cases, a condition called molar pregnancy causes brownish vaginal discharge in early pregnancy."