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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Instead of being plane polarized, the light in rock crystal is _circularly polarized_.
Here, you see, is our ray of light: we have first to make it what we call polarized; but about that you need not trouble yourselves; it is only to make our illustration more clear.
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Why the average individual's world perspective has to be so polarized is intriguing and has actually taught me a lot about humanity.
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