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North Pole

North Pole

n.
1.
a. The northern end of the earth's axis of rotation, a point in the Arctic Ocean.
b. The celestial zenith of this terrestrial point.
c. north pole The northern end of the axis of rotation of a planet or other celestial body.
2. north pole The north-seeking magnetic pole of a straight magnet.

North Pole

n
1. (Physical Geography) the northernmost point on the earth's axis, at a latitude of 90°N
2. (Astronomy) astronomy Also called: north celestial pole the point of intersection of the earth's extended axis and the northern half of the celestial sphere, lying about 1° from Polaris
3. (General Physics) (usually not capitals) the pole of a freely suspended magnet, which is attracted to the earth's magnetic North Pole

North′ Pole′


n.
1. the end of the earth's axis of rotation, marking the northernmost point on earth.
2. the point at which the extended axis of the earth cuts the northern half of the celestial sphere, about 1° from the North Star; the north celestial pole.
3. (l.c.) See under magnetic pole (def. 1).
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North Pole

North Pole

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The northern end of the Earth's axis of rotation, a point in the Arctic Ocean.
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Noun1.North Pole - the northernmost point of the Earth's axisNorth Pole - the northernmost point of the Earth's axis
Translations
severní pól
Nordpolen
pohjoisnapa
Sjeverni pol
Északi-sark
北極
북극
nordpolnordpolen
ขั้วโลกเหนือ
Bắc Cực

North Pole

n the North Poleil Polo Nord

North Pole

الْقُطْبُ الْشِّمَالِيُّ severní pól Nordpolen Nordpol Βόρειος Πόλος Polo Norte pohjoisnapa pôle nord Sjeverni pol Polo Nord 北極 북극 Noordpool Nordpolen Biegun Północny Pólo Norte Северный полюс nordpolen ขั้วโลกเหนือ Kuzey Kutbu Bắc Cực 北极
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