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The polar pattern of a microphone details how sensitive the microphone is to different frequencies at different angles. It is worth noting that a polar response, whilst being drawn in two dimensions will always be true in three dimensions.
Below is an example of the polar response of a single microphone at different frequency points. Note that the polar response of a mic can change with frequency.