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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.
A tooth with a broad crown used to grind food, located behind the premolars.
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.]
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
1. (Dentistry) any of the 12 broad-faced grinding teeth in man
2. (Zoology) a corresponding tooth in other mammals
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]
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]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
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]
pertaining to a body of matter as a whole, as contrasted with molecular and atomic.
[1860–65; < Latin mōl(ēs) a mass]
describing a solution containing one mole of solute per liter of solution.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
1. Relating to a mole.
2. Containing one mole of solute per liter of solution.
Any of the teeth located toward the back of the jaws, having broad crowns for grinding food. Adult humans have 12 molars.
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|Noun||1.||molar - 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|
molecular - relating to simple or elementary organization; "proceed by more and more detailed analysis to the molecular facts of perception"--G.A. Miller
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molar[ˈməʊləʳ] N → muela f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
molar[ˈməʊlər] n → molaire f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
n → Backenzahn m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
molar[ˈməʊləʳ] adj & n → molare (m)
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
a back tooth which is used for grinding food. kiestand ضِرْس، طاحِنَه кътник molar stolička der Backenzahn kindtand τραπεζίτηςmolar, muela purihammas دندان اسیاب poskihammas molaire שֵׁן טוֹחֶנֶת दाढ़ zub kutnjak őrlőfog geraham jaxl molare 臼歯 어금니 krūminis dantis dzeroklis molar kiesjekseltrzonowy د آسياب غاښونه molar molar моляр, коренной зуб stolička kočnik kutnjak oxeltand, kindtand ฟันกราม azı dişi 臼齒 кутній зуб داڑھ răng hàm 臼齿
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.
n. diente molar, muela.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
molaradj (dent, obst) molar; n molar m (form), muela; third — tercer molar, muela del juicio (fam)
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