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1. See Polaris.
2. A guiding principle.
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2. something that serves as a guiding principle.
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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
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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.
The standard XC40 offers a choice of driving modes from Eco to Dynamic but if you opt for the special Polestar package Dynamic is replaced by the Polestar Optimisation Mode.
Polestar also announced its World Manufacturing Identifier, which officiates the brand as a standalone car company, said a statement.
The new Polestar Production Centre in Chengdu, China, sets a new industry benchmark in electric vehicle manufacture and will produce the Polestar 1 -- an exclusive, carbon fibre-bodied Electric Performance Hybrid.
Polestar 1 was developed from a Volvo concept car and a two-door hybrid sedan car.
Polestar, a subsidiary of Volvo Car Corporation, is planning to launch its Polestar 1 performance plug-in hybrid in the United States.
The aim of the new facility is to enable Polestar to increase its own R&D capabilities and strengthen the fast-growing brand's ability to engineer future electric performance vehicles.
The Polestar 2 will have an 11-inch vertically mounted touchscreen that allows drivers to toggle vehicle settings, adjust interior climate, control media playback, and use Google Maps.
The Polestar 2 is a five-door vehicle with a panoramic glass roof, an all-vegan interior and a battery with enough capacity to drive 275 miles under U.S.
Health administration company Infinisource Benefit Services disclosed on Tuesday the completion of the acquisition of Polestar Benefits.
Polestar Benefits is based out of Lake Oswego, Oregon, and offers COBRA administration, as well as FSA and HRA services.