AskDefine | Define circumpolar

Dictionary Definition

circumpolar adj
1 (of a celestial body) continually visible above the horizon during the entire 360 degrees of daily travel; "a circumpolar star"
2 located or found throughout a polar region

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English

Adjective

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

Translations

located or found throughout a polar region
continually visible above the horizon

Extensive Definition

The term circumpolar may refer to:
circumpolar in German: Zirkumpolar
circumpolar in Low German: Zirkumpolar
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