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circumpolar


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Circumpolar  \Cir`cum*po"lar\,  a.  [Pref.  circum-  +  polar.] 
  About  the  pole;  --  applied  to  stars  that  revolve  around  the 
  pole  without  setting;  as  circumpolar  stars. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  circumpolar 
  adj  1:  (of  a  celestial  body)  continually  visible  above  the  horizon 
  during  the  entire  360  degrees  of  daily  travel;  "a 
  circumpolar  star" 
  2:  located  or  found  throughout  a  polar  region 




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