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Definition of "dipolar" [di•po•lar]

  • Having north and south magnetic poles (adjective)
  • ,(chemistry) possessing a dipole (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "dipolar" in a sentence
  • "A similar "dipolar" pattern existed in the 1930s when warm air from the North Atlantic pushed into the Arctic up to the North Latitude of 75 degrees, but today, the heat spreads through the entire Arctic."
  • "We are all familiar with rod-shaped magnets: they are described as 'dipolar', with a north pole and a south pole, and the tendency to attract each other's opposite poles and repel similar poles."
  • "This was the first evidence of an extremely important phenomenon that would later become known as dipolar giant nuclear resonance."