molar

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Borrowing from Middle French molaire, from Latin molāris meaning grinding as a millstone (mola).

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molar (plural molars)

  1. A back tooth having a broad surface used for grinding one's food.
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molar (not comparable)

  1. Of or relating to the molar teeth, or to grinding.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From mol(e) +‎ -ar in the chemistry usage.

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molar (not comparable)

  1. (chemistry) Of, relating to, or being a solution containing one mole of solute per litre of solution.
  2. (physics) Of or relating to a complete body of matter as distinct from its molecular or atomic constituents.
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molar (plural molars)

  1. (chemistry) unit of concentration equal to one mole per litre
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molar (not comparable)

  1. (chemistry) molar

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molar

  1. first-person singular future passive indicative of molō

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin molāris.

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molar (plural molares)

  1. molar
    Synonyms: muela

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From Caló.

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molar (first-person singular present molo, first-person singular preterite molé, past participle molado)

  1. (colloquial, intransitive, Spain) to rule, to rock (be pleasing)
    Synonyms: gustar
    Mola un montón.
    That's great.
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