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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Describing something that possesses a distinctive polarization.
  • adj. Describing a group or situation characterized by being at two (or more) extremes.
  • adj. Alternative spelling of polarised.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of polarize.
  • v. Alternative spelling of polarised.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having polarization; affected by polarization: as, polarized light; polarized radiant heat.
  • In electricity, having the surface covered with a film of gas, as the negative plate of a simple voltaic cell (with hydrogen) after a brief use.
  • Also spelled polarised.

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