"Bipolar" is a term used to define things with two (usually opposing) poles. It can refer to:

In Medicine
* Bipolar disorder and its subtypes:
** Bipolar I
** Bipolar II
** Cyclothymia
* Bipolar cell, a second order neuron of the retina.

In charitable organisation

MDF The BiPolar Organisation - A UK based charitable organisation

In Electronics and electrical engineering
* Bipolar junction transistor, electronic device.
** BiCMOS, the integration of bipolar junction transistors and CMOS technology into a single device.
* A loudspeaker design which has transducers on the front and the rear of the enclosure.
* Nickname for the Milwaukee Road class EP-2 electric locomotives.
* bipolar encoding, a type of line code used in telecommunication.
* bipolar high-voltage direct current transmission

In Science
* Bipolar nebula, a two-lobed, axi ally symmetric nebula
* Bipolar outflow, outflow of ejected materials from both poles of a star.
* Bipolar political system, a system where two political powers are equally matched.

In Mathematics
* Polar set, sometimes called a bipolar set, is the polar of a polar set.
* Bipolar coordinates, a type of orthogonal coordinates based on the Apollonian circles.

In Pop culture
* Bi-Polar (album), an album by Vanilla Ice.
* Bi-Polar (Chilli Album), an album by Rozonda Thomas, Chilli of TLC (band)

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  • bipolar — BIPOLÁR, Ă, bipolari, e, adj. Care are doi poli. ♦ (Despre maşini electrice) Care are doi poli magnetici. – Din fr. bipolaire. Trimis de paula, 21.06.2002. Sursa: DEX 98  bipolár adj. → polar Trimis de siveco, 13.09.2007. Sursa: Dicţionar… …   Dicționar Român

  • bipolar — [bī pō′lər] adj. 1. of or having two poles 2. of or involving both of the earth s polar regions 3. characterized by two directly opposite opinions, natures, etc. 4. of or affected by bipolar affective disorder [bipolar characteristics] bipolarity …   English World dictionary

  • Bipolar — Bi*po lar, a. [Pref. bi + polar. Cf. {Dipolar}.] Doubly polar; having two poles; as, a bipolar cell or corpuscle. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bipolar — que tiene dos polos o dos extremidades. Un tipo de células nerviosas con dos prolongaciones Diccionario ilustrado de Términos Médicos.. Alvaro Galiano. 2010. bipolar 1. que tiene dos polos, como ciertos tratamientos electroterapéu …   Diccionario médico

  • bipolar — (adj.) having two poles, from BI (Cf. bi ) + POLAR (Cf. polar); 1810 with figurative sense of of double aspect; 1859 with reference to physiology. Psychiatric use in reference to what had been called manic depressive psychosis is said to have… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Bipolar — Bipolār, zweipolig …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • bipolar — adj. 2 g. 1. Que tem dois polos. 2. Cuja concentração está em dois polos ou posições opostas. 3.  [Eletricidade] Que tem bipolo. 4.  [Geografia] Relativo aos dois polos ou às duas regiões polares. 5.  [Psiquiatria] Que tem uma perturbação de… …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • bipolar — adjetivo 1. Que tiene dos polos: Las pilas eléctricas son bipolares …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • bipolar — adj. Que tiene dos polos …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • bipolar — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ having or relating to two poles or extremities. DERIVATIVES bipolarity noun …   English terms dictionary

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