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Meaning of MOLAR

Pronunciation:  'mowlur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  grinding tooth with a broad crown; located behind the premolars
  2. [adj]  containing one mole of a substance; "molar weight"
  3. [adj]  designating a solution containing 1 mole of solute per 1000 grams of solvent

MOLAR is a 5 letter word that starts with M.


 Synonyms: grinder, molal
 See Also: tooth, wisdom tooth



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Mo"lar\, a. [L. moles mass.] (Mech.)
    Of or pertaining to a mass of matter; -- said of the
    properties or motions of masses, as distinguished from those
    of molecules or atoms. --Carpenter.
  2. \Mo"lar\, a. [L. molaris, fr. mola mill, fr. molere to
    grind in a mill. See {Mill} the machine.]
    Having power to grind; grinding; as, the molar teeth; also,
    of or pertaining to the molar teeth. --Bacon.
  3. \Mo"lar\, n. (Anat.)
    Any one of the teeth back of the incisors and canines. The
    molar which replace the deciduous or milk teeth are
    designated as {premolars}, and those which are not preceded
    by deciduous teeth are sometimes called {true molars}. See
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