Translation of polar in Spanish:

polar

Pronunciation: /ˈpəʊlər; ˈpəʊlə(r)/

adj

  • 1.1 [Geography/Geografía] [Astronomy/Astronomía] polar polar expedition expedición (feminine) al polo polar ice cap casquete (masculine) polar
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    • It warns of adverse consequences such as the melting of glaciers and polar icecaps, leading to rising sea levels.
    • And also things like what's happening to the glaciers and the different mountain regions or the polar ice caps or ocean temperatures.
    • Glaciers, permafrost and polar ice caps are melting, and droughts, floods and more extreme storms are occurring more frequently in many parts of the world.
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    • This means that its equatorial radius would be 40 kilometers greater than the polar radius.
    • Scientists will also dig into the puzzling asymmetry in the Sun's magnetism that was discovered by Ulysses during the first polar passes.
    • Also there are areas at higher elevation on the rim of polar craters that see the Sun more than half of the time.
    1.2 (as intensifier/como palabra enfática) they are polar opposites son polos opuestos

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