circumpolar

EnglishEdit

 
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Circumpolar stars in a 30 min. exposure

EtymologyEdit

From circum- +‎ polar.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

circumpolar (not comparable)

  1. Located or found throughout a polar region.
  2. (astronomy) Of a celestial body, continually visible above the horizon during the entire 360 degrees of daily travel.
    a circumpolar star

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PortugueseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From circum- +‎ polar.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /siɾkũpuˈlaɾ/
  • Hyphenation: cir‧cum‧po‧lar

AdjectiveEdit

circumpolar m or f (plural circumpolares, comparable)

  1. circumpolar (located throughout a polar region)
  2. (astronomy) circumpolar

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RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French circumpolaire

AdjectiveEdit

circumpolar m or n (feminine singular circumpolară, masculine plural circumpolari, feminine and neuter plural circumpolare)

  1. circumpolar

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From circun- +‎ polar.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): (Spain) /θiɾkumpoˈlaɾ/, [θiɾ.kũm.poˈlaɾ]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /siɾkumpoˈlaɾ/, [siɾ.kũm.poˈlaɾ]

AdjectiveEdit

circumpolar (plural circumpolares)

  1. (astronomy, etc.) circumpolar

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