Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Tending to a pole; turning toward a pole.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective rare Tending to a pole; having a direction toward a pole.

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  • adjective Tending towards a pole.

Etymologies

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pole +‎ -ary

Examples

  • Now he observes the position of the sun, and marks the meridian; then he examines the compass, and notes the polary deviation.

    Willis the Pilot

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