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Meaning of UNIPOLAR

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  having a single pole
 

UNIPOLAR is a 8 letter word that starts with U.

 

 Antonyms: bipolar
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\U`ni*po"lar\, a. [Uni- + polar.]
1. (Physics) Having, or acting by means of, one pole only.

2. (Anat.) Having but one pole or process; -- applied to
   those ganglionic nerve cells which have but one radiating
   process; -- opposed to multipolar.

{Unipolar induction} (Elec.), induction, as in a conducting
   circuit, by only one pole of a magnet.

{Unipolar stimulation} (Physiol.), the simulation sometimes
   produced when one electrode of an induction apparatus is
   applied to a nerve; -- called also {unipolar induction
   action}. --Du Bois-Reymond.

 

 

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