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Meaning of MULTIPOLAR

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Mul`ti*po"lar\, a. [Multi- + polar.] (Biol.)
    Having many poles; -- applied especially to those ganglionic
    nerve cells which have several radiating processes.
    
    
  2. \Mul`ti*po"lar\, a. [Multi- + polar.]
    1. Having many poles; in Anat., designating specif. a nerve
       cell which has several dendrites.
    
    2. (Elec.) Having, or pertaining to, many poles, as a field
       magnet or armature of a dynamo, or a dynamo having such a
       field magnet or (sometimes) armature.
    
    
 

 

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