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mo·lar 1

 (mō′lər)
adj.
1. Chemistry
a. Relating to or designating the molarity of a solution.
b. Relating to one mole of a substance.
2. Physics Of or relating to a body of matter as a whole, perceived apart from molecular or atomic properties.

[From mole.]

mo·lar 2

 (mō′lər)
n.
A tooth with a broad crown used to grind food, located behind the premolars.
adj.
1. Relating to the molars.
2. Capable of grinding.

[From Middle English molares, molars, from Latin molāris, belonging to a mill, grinder, molar, from mola, millstone; see melə- in Indo-European roots.]

molar

(ˈməʊlə)
n
1. (Dentistry) any of the 12 broad-faced grinding teeth in man
2. (Zoology) a corresponding tooth in other mammals
adj
3. (Dentistry) of, relating to, or designating any of these teeth
4. (Zoology) of, relating to, or designating any of these teeth
5. used for or capable of grinding
[C16: from Latin molāris for grinding, from mola millstone]

molar

(ˈməʊlə)
adj
1. (Chemistry) (of a physical quantity) per unit amount of substance: molar volume.
2. (Chemistry) (not recommended in technical usage) (of a solution) containing one mole of solute per litre of solution
[C19: from Latin mōlēs a mass]

mo•lar1

(ˈmoʊ lər)

n.
1. Also called mo′lar tooth`. a tooth having a broad biting surface adapted for grinding, being one of 12 in humans, with 3 on each side of the upper and lower jaws.
adj.
2. adapted for grinding, as teeth.
3. pertaining to such teeth.
[1535–45; < Latin molāris grinder =mol(a) millstone + -āris -ar1]

mo•lar2

(ˈmoʊ lər)

adj.
pertaining to a body of matter as a whole, as contrasted with molecular and atomic.
[1860–65; < Latin mōl(ēs) a mass]

mo•lar3

(ˈmoʊ lər)

adj.
describing a solution containing one mole of solute per liter of solution.
[1860–65]

mo·lar 1

(mō′lər)
Chemistry
1. Relating to a mole.
2. Containing one mole of solute per liter of solution.

molar 2

Any of the teeth located toward the back of the jaws, having broad crowns for grinding food. Adult humans have 12 molars.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.molar - grinding tooth with a broad crownmolar - grinding tooth with a broad crown; located behind the premolars
tooth - hard bonelike structures in the jaws of vertebrates; used for biting and chewing or for attack and defense
wisdom tooth - any of the last 4 teeth on each side of the upper and lower jaw; the last of the permanent teeth to erupt (between ages 16 and 21)
Adj.1.molar - of or pertaining to the grinding teeth in the back of a mammal's mouth; "molar teeth"
2.molar - designating a solution containing one mole of solute per liter of solution
3.molar - containing one mole of a substance; "molar weight"
4.molar - pertaining to large units of behavior; "such molar problems of personality as the ego functions"--R.R. Hunt
psychological science, psychology - the science of mental life
molecular - relating to simple or elementary organization; "proceed by more and more detailed analysis to the molecular facts of perception"--G.A. Miller
Translations
ضِرْس، طاحِنَه
stoličkamolární
kindtand
poskihammas
őrlőfog
jaxl
krūminis dantis
dzeroklis
azı dişi

molar

[ˈməʊləʳ] Nmuela f

molar

[ˈməʊlər] nmolaire f

molar (tooth)

nBackenzahn m

molar

[ˈməʊləʳ] adj & nmolare (m)

molar

(ˈməulə) noun
a back tooth which is used for grinding food.

mo·lar

n. diente molar, muela.

molar

adj (dent, obst) molar; n molar m (form), muela; third — tercer molar, muela del juicio (fam)
References in classic literature ?
They were, however, so completely decayed, that I could only bring away small fragments of one of the great molar teeth; but these are sufficient to show that the remains belonged to a Mastodon, probably to the same species with that, which formerly must have inhabited the Cordillera in Upper Peru in such great numbers.
D'Arnot taught him many of the refinements of civilization--even to the use of knife and fork; but sometimes Tarzan would drop them in disgust and grasp his food in his strong brown hands, tearing it with his molars like a wild beast.
For five-and-thirty minutes not a sound was heard throughout the length and breadth of that boat, save the clank of cutlery and crockery, and the steady grinding of four sets of molars.
A study based upon data collected in the UK indicates that complete molar pregnancies occur in about 1 in 1,000 pregnancies, although other studies have reported higher incidences of molar pregnancies in several Asian countries and in women over 40.
7 of molar Co/Nd ratio incorporated with the molar TEAL/Nd and DEAC/Nd ratios at 5.
Traditionally, all patients with the molar tooth sign on axial imaging were given the diagnosis of Joubert syndrome.
Describing the process to remove the ingrown teeth, she said that at first they began by removing the smaller-sized teeth from the abnormal molar.
Intra-operatively we found that, once the raw area we opened at that region means at the level of last molar and second molar, there was a thick cyst wall.
If fetal heart rate was seen on abdominal ultrasound, the molar pregnancies could be ruled out.
The molar tooth sign refers to the characteristic appearance on axial CT or MRI of enlarged and horizontally directed columnar structures on each side of the midline flanking a deep interpeduncular fossa.
Removal of ectopic mandibular third molar teeth: literature review and a report of three cases.
The prevalence of molar incisor hypomineralisation in Northern England and its relationship to socioeconomic status and water fluoridation.