Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Financial, Encyclopedia.


adv.1.Toward a pole of the earth.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Over the coming decades the storm track is expected to continue to move polewards due to increased greenhouse gas emissions, even as ozone levels recover (e.
To some extent, animals and plants can move polewards to stay in a comfortable temperature zone as temperatures rise globally.
They found that in the Northern Hemisphere, the storms are moving polewards at a rate of 53 kilometres per decade, and in the Southern Hemisphere, at a rate of 61 kilometres per decade.