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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - At or near the lowest point on the earth.

Usage examples (6)
  • Thus, the balance of probability inclines towards the hypothesis of a south-polar high-pressure area.
  • These figures, so far as they are comparable, show distinctly higher pressures in the higher latitudes, and the wind observations bear out the inference of a south-polar...
  • The outline of Antarctica is visible under the clouds that form the striking south-polar vortex.
  • Taken Nov. 17, 2008, the south-polar SAR strip shows a part of the moon never seen before: a portion of Haworth crater that is permanently shadowed from Earth and the sun. for more
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