There are 3 definitions of molar in English:

molar1

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Pronunciation: /ˈməʊlə
 
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(also molar tooth)

noun

  • A grinding tooth at the back of a mammal’s mouth.
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    • The teeth most often missing are the third molars, second premolars, and maxillary lateral incisors, and other teeth may be reduced in size.
    • The location of early caries is found most often in children's maxillary incisors and first molars.
    • The medical name for wisdom teeth is the third molars.

Origin

late Middle English: from Latin molaris, from mola 'millstone'.

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There are 3 definitions of molar in English:

molar2

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Pronunciation: /ˈməʊlə
 
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adjective

  • Relating to mass; acting on or by means of large masses or units.
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    • This demonstration exploits biophysical models of energy flux coupled with molar balance models of mass flux and GIS-based information on climate, topography, and vegetation.
    • He couldn't even find the molar mass of water.
    • The experiments with the solids mostly involve oxidation reactions, measuring the water of hydration, and finding the molar mass by titration.

Origin

mid 19th century: from Latin moles 'mass' + -ar1.

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There are 3 definitions of molar in English:

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adjective

Chemistry
  • 1Relating to one mole of a substance.
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    • The enthalpy change that occurs during the complete combustion of one mole of a substance is called the molar heat of combustion, symbolized H c o.
    • Uncharged polar and even ionic dyes with substantial molar weights have often been used to trace apoplastic water movement.
    • Another substantial advantage is that volume fractions and molar concentrations are easily interconvertible, making comparison with experimental papers easier.
  • 1.1(Of a solution) containing one mole of solute per litre of solution.
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    • The section on the interconversion of molal and molar solutions needs to be reworded.
    • An example of this would be describing a solution as a 1 molar solution, or saying it had a strength of 1 M.
    • In this case a solution that was 0.9 molar in trehalose and sucrose was examined for a sample at known spacing as described for water.

Derivatives

molarity

Pronunciation: /məˈlarɪti/
noun
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  • If the solvent used is water the molarity and the molality are essentially the same.
  • The titrated volume and molarity of the base can be used to determine the acid concentration.
  • The absolute molar concentration was such that when dissolved in the final volume of aqueous buffer the solution had a total lipid plus cholesterol molarity of 2 mM.

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