1. of or relating to manic depressive illness
2. of, pertaining to, or occurring in both polar regions
; - Example: "the bipolar distribution of certain species"
3. having two poles
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Bipolar \Bi*po"lar\, a. [Pref. bi- + polar. Cf. Dipolar.]
Doubly polar; having two poles; as, a bipolar cell or
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: of or relating to manic depressive illness
2: of, pertaining to, or occurring in both polar regions; "the
bipolar distribution of certain species"
3: having two poles [ant: unipolar]
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015):
1. See bipolar transistor.
2. In digital transmission, an electrical
line signalling method where the mark value alternates between
positive and negative polarities.
See also AMI.