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  • adj. Having a single pole
  • adj. Using a single electrode


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  • Activists, who are diverse in appearance, but monopolar in thought, all agree that America should be attacked, occupied, and looted.

    Archive 2007-05-01

  • The traditional or classical theistic logic of perfection sees God as monopolar in that regarding various contrasts (permanence-change, one-many, activity-passivity, etc.) the traditional or classical philosophical theist has chosen one element in each pair as a divine attribute (the former element of each pair) and denigrated the other.

    Charles Hartshorne

  • He thinks that an explanation is needed regarding how Alston can be committed to both monopolar and dipolar theism.

    Charles Hartshorne

  • It is monopolar insofar as deity is characterized by only one side of each pair of contrasts; it is prejudicial insofar as it holds to the invidious nature of the contrasts.

    Process Theism

  • If this principle is correct, and if God is conceived as the eminent embodiment of value and supremely worshipful being, then God must be conceived not in monopolar terms but as dipolar, exemplifying the admirable forms of both pairs of metaphysical contrasts.

    Process Theism

  • Furthermore, chromosomes cluster into a mass and fail to oscillate when Kid is perturbed in cells containing monopolar spindles.

    Sub-cellular ID Spin - The Panda's Thumb

  • This may be indicative of the development of large-scale monopolar regions that are of such intensity that they disrupt the material itself.

    Chapter 4

  • She couldn't help feeling responsible for the suicides of the two women who had raised her -- even though * Mandarax had said it was surely * Hisako's intractable, monopolar, and probably inherited depression which had killed them both.


  • Bipolar and monopolar cells are shown independently (left) and together (inset).

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  • Salient first entered the European market in 2001 with its line of monopolar sealers for use in solid organ resections.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper


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  • The pole dancer had a monopolar act.

    February 1, 2016