from The Century Dictionary.

  • 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.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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


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