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polar bear

n.
A large, white-furred bear (Ursus maritimus) living in Arctic regions.
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polar bear

n
(Animals) a white carnivorous bear, Thalarctos maritimus, of coastal regions of the North Pole
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po′lar bear`


n.
a large white bear, Ursus (Thalarctos) maritimus, of arctic regions.
[1775–85]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.polar bear - white bear of Arctic regionspolar bear - white bear of Arctic regions  
bear - massive plantigrade carnivorous or omnivorous mammals with long shaggy coats and strong claws
genus Thalarctos, Thalarctos - polar bears; in some classifications not a separate genus from Ursus
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Translations
الدُّب القُطْبيالدُّبُ القُطْبِيّ
lední medvěd
isbjørn
EisbärPolarbär
jääkaru
jääkarhu
polarni medvjed
jegesmedve
beruang kutub
ísbjörnhvítabjörn
北極グマ
북극곰
urs polar
ľadový medveď
severni medved
isbjörn
หมีขั้วโลก
gấu bắc cực

polar bear

nPolarbär m, → Eisbär m
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polar bear

norso/a bianco/a
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pole1

(pəul) noun
1. the north or south end of the Earth's axis. the North/South Pole.
2. the points in the heavens opposite the Earth's North and South Poles, around which stars seem to turn.
3. either of the opposite ends of a magnet. The opposite poles of magnets attract each other.
4. either of the opposite terminals of an electric battery. the positive/negative pole.
ˈpolar adjective
of the earth's North or South Pole or the region around it. the polar ice-cap; the polar region.
polar bear
a type of bear found near the North Pole.
the ˈpole star noun
(also the Pole Star) the star that is in the sky over the North Pole.
be poles apart
to be as different or as far apart as possible.
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polar bear

الدُّبُ القُطْبِيّ lední medvěd isbjørn Eisbär πολική αρκούδα oso polar jääkarhu ours polaire polarni medvjed orso polare 北極グマ 북극곰 poolbeer isbjørn niedźwiedź polarny urso polar полярный медведь isbjörn หมีขั้วโลก kutup ayısı gấu bắc cực 北极熊
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References in classic literature ?
The killing of a polar bear is very dangerous, but thrice dangerous is it, and three times thrice, to kill a mother bear with her cubs.
'Fine time for them as is well wropped up, as the Polar bear said to himself, ven he was practising his skating,' replied Mr.
Mirth never reigned there; there was never even a little bear-ball, with the storm for music, while the polar bears went on their hindlegs and showed off their steps.
Katharine instructed her in the peculiar delights of an entertainment where Polar bears follow directly upon ladies in full evening dress, and the stage is alternately a garden of mystery, a milliner's band-box, and a fried- fish shop in the Mile End Road.
ENCOUNTERING a polar bear in a town or village in Greenland was a reassuringly rare event 10 years ago.
Julius Tilerilaaquk, who lives in the town of Tasiilaq in the south-eastern part of the island, said: "In our childhood we never saw a polar bear - not one.
The zoo and CREW artificially inseminated Anoki, the 22-year-old female polar bear who lives at the Seneca Park Zoo.
But polar bear experts say the main reason the Arctic predators came so close to humans was the late freezing of the sea.
It has been almost two years since Berliners had a baby polar bear to coo over, after the death Fritz at just 4 months of age in 2017 -- now they have a newborn girl to dote on.
Despite the growing threat from polar bear aggression, the country's environmental watchdog has ruled against using firepower to bring the situation under control.
Imagine being able to have a polar bear as a pet just like you have a dog.