Circumpolar
Circumpolar Cir`cum*po"lar, a. [Pref. circum- + polar.] About the pole; -- applied to stars that revolve around the pole without setting; as, circumpolar stars. [1913 Webster]

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  • circumpolar — CIRCUMPOLÁR, Ă, circumpolari, e, adj. Care se află în jurul sau în vecinătatea polilor. – Din fr. circumpolaire. Trimis de hai, 17.05.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  circumpolár adj. → polar Trimis de siveco, 13.09.2007. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic … …   Dicționar Român

  • circumpolar — (adj.) 1680s in astronomy; 1690s in geology, from CIRCUM (Cf. circum ) + POLAR (Cf. polar) …   Etymology dictionary

  • circumpolar — adj. 2 g. 1. Que rodeia os polos. 2. Que está perto dos polos …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • circumpolar — (De circun y polar). adj. Que está alrededor del polo …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • circumpolar — [sʉr΄kəmpō′lər] adj. 1. surrounding or near either pole of the earth 2. Astron. moving around either of the celestial poles: said of celestial objects, esp. stars, which never sink below the horizon …   English World dictionary

  • Circumpolar — The term circumpolar may refer to: circumpolar navigation: to travel the world vertically traversing both of the poles Antarctic region Antarctic Circle the Antarctic Circumpolar Current Subantarctic List of Antarctic and subantarctic islands… …   Wikipedia

  • circumpolar — adjective Date: 1686 1. continually visible above the horizon < a circumpolar star > 2. surrounding or found in the vicinity of a terrestrial pole < a circumpolar current > < circumpolar species > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • circumpolar — ► adjetivo 1 Que está alrededor de los polos: ■ realiza un estudio sobre una región circumpolar. 2 HISTORIA Se aplica a una cultura prehistórica de poblaciones dedicadas a la caza y a la recolección, que más tarde adoptaron las innovaciones de… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Circumpolar — Der Ausdruck zirkumpolar (von lateinisch circum »herum« und griechisch pólos »Drehpunkt, Achse, Pol«) bezeichnet: allgemein die Umgebung rings um Nord oder Südpol der Erde die Polargebiete betreffend. Der Antarktische Zirkumpolarstrom wird auch… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • circumpolar — adjective a) Located or found throughout a polar region. , a circumpolar star b) Of a celestial body, continually visible above the horizon during the entire 360 degrees of daily travel …   Wiktionary

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