polestar


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pole·star

 (pōl′stär′)
n.
1. See Polaris.
2. A guiding principle.

pole•star

(ˈpoʊlˌstɑr)

n.
2. something that serves as a guiding principle.
[1545–55]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.polestar - the brightest star in Ursa Minorpolestar - the brightest star in Ursa Minor; at the end of the handle of the Little Dipper; the northern axis of the earth points toward it
Little Bear, Ursa Minor - a constellation outside the zodiac that rotates around the North Star
Little Dipper, Dipper - a cluster of seven stars in Ursa Minor; at the end of the dipper's handle is Polaris
References in classic literature ?
In the same way Amadis was the polestar, day-star, sun of valiant and devoted knights, whom all we who fight under the banner of love and chivalry are bound to imitate.
It is by a mathematical point only that we are wise, as the sailor or the fugitive slave keeps the polestar in his eye; but that is sufficient guidance for all our life.
Volvo India, a subsidiary of Volvo Car Corporation, is launching its S60 Polestar in India.
Polestar would have its own management team and would operate its own product strategy, research and development, as well as marketing and sales.
Polestar will now be used as the model name for special high performance Volvos.
Polestar technology aside, the XC90 handles beautifully.
Polestar is a motor sport engineering company who for years have been preparing racing cars for Volvo and building racers for customers.
Polestar, if you like, is Volvo's AMG and the V60 Polestar is its first production car.
Developed by the team which has dominated touring car racing in its native Sweden, the Polestar is the most complete performance Volvo ever.
That's going to be from ear to ear if our experience is anything to go by and compared to alternatives the Polestar is aimed well and truly at those who appreciate the finer points of performance engineering.
8220;Myanmar Polestar is aware of both the negative and positive impacts that rapid tourism growth may entail in emerging nations, as in the case of Myanmar.
Featuring a turbocharged inline six-cylinder engine, the Polestar can churn up 508-hp and do a flat zero to 100 kph in sub-4 seconds.