IN MATH: 1. adj. expressed in terms of distance [from a point called the pole] and angle [with a ray at as the initial side of the angle]. EX. The point (1,1) on the Cartesian plane is the point on the polar plane.

IN ENGLISH: 1. adj. with respect to a pole (often the North Pole or South Pole of the earth). 2. as defined above.

APPLICATION: See list 140.

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