Definition of Polar circle

1. Noun. A line of latitude at the north or south poles.




Definition of Polar circle

1. Noun. Any of the two parallels of the Earth located at the latitude of 66° 33? 44? N and 66° 33? 44? S. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Polar Circle

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poland syndrome
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polar amino acid
polar anaemia
polar antonym
polar bear
polar bear dip
polar bears
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polar cap
polar caps
polar cataract
polar cell
polar circle (current term)
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Literary usage of Polar circle

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1. Travels in Various Countries of Europe, Asia and Africa by Edward Daniel Clarke (1824)
"... Cataracts —Passage of the polar circle—Scenery of the Frigid Zone—Breed of Cows ... polar circle ..."

2. An Elementary Treatise on Pure Geometry with Numerous Examples by John Wellesley Russell (1905)
"The circle on each of the diagonals of a quadrilateral as diameter is orthogonal to the polar circle of each of the four triangles formed by the sides of ..."

3. Universal Pronouncing Dictionary of Biography and Mythology by Joseph Thomas (1901)
"lidian at Tornea, within the polar circle, in 1736-37. In Len'bach, (KRANZ,) a distinguished German the attraction of Jupiter, and in 1748, ..."

4. New Lands Within the Arctic Circle: Narrative of the Discoveries of the by Julius Payer (1877)
"THE PENETRATION OF THE REGIONS WITHIN THE polar circle ; THE PERIOD OF THE NORTH-WEST AND NORTH-EAST PASSAGES. I. AROUND the lonely apex of the Pole stand ..."

5. Chapters on the Modern Geometry of the Point, Line, and Circle: Being the by Richard Townsend (1863)
"In every triangle the polar circle, real or imaginary, intersects at right angles the three circles, of which the three sides are diameters. ..."

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