subpolar

adjective
sub·​po·​lar | \ ˌsəb-ˈpō-lər How to pronounce subpolar (audio) \

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Recent Examples on the Web Since the middle of the 20th century, the speed at which the ocean moves water in the AMOC has dropped 15 percent, the study found, using cold subpolar water temperatures as an indirect measurement. NBC News, "Harsher winters and rising seas: Study finds slowing ocean could mean climate extremes," 15 Apr. 2018 Since the middle of the 20th century, the speed at which the ocean moves water in the AMOC has dropped 15 percent, the study found, using cold subpolar water temperatures as an indirect measurement. NBC News, "Harsher winters and rising seas: Study finds slowing ocean could mean climate extremes," 15 Apr. 2018 Since the middle of the 20th century, the speed at which the ocean moves water in the AMOC has dropped 15 percent, the study found, using cold subpolar water temperatures as an indirect measurement. NBC News, "Harsher winters and rising seas: Study finds slowing ocean could mean climate extremes," 15 Apr. 2018 Since the middle of the 20th century, the speed at which the ocean moves water in the AMOC has dropped 15 percent, the study found, using cold subpolar water temperatures as an indirect measurement. NBC News, "Harsher winters and rising seas: Study finds slowing ocean could mean climate extremes," 15 Apr. 2018 Since the middle of the 20th century, the speed at which the ocean moves water in the AMOC has dropped 15 percent, the study found, using cold subpolar water temperatures as an indirect measurement. NBC News, "Harsher winters and rising seas: Study finds slowing ocean could mean climate extremes," 15 Apr. 2018 Since the middle of the 20th century, the speed at which the ocean moves water in the AMOC has dropped 15 percent, the study found, using cold subpolar water temperatures as an indirect measurement. NBC News, "Harsher winters and rising seas: Study finds slowing ocean could mean climate extremes," 15 Apr. 2018 Since the middle of the 20th century, the speed at which the ocean moves water in the AMOC has dropped 15 percent, the study found, using cold subpolar water temperatures as an indirect measurement. NBC News, "Harsher winters and rising seas: Study finds slowing ocean could mean climate extremes," 15 Apr. 2018 Since the middle of the 20th century, the speed at which the ocean moves water in the AMOC has dropped 15 percent, the study found, using cold subpolar water temperatures as an indirect measurement. NBC News, "Harsher winters and rising seas: Study finds slowing ocean could mean climate extremes," 15 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of subpolar

1685, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Subpolar.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/subpolar. Accessed 9 December 2019.

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