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Found 3 items, similar to polarity.
English → Indonesian (quick)
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: a relation between two opposite attributes or tendencies;
“he viewed it as a balanced polarity between good and
evil” [syn: mutual opposition]
2: having an indicated pole (as the distinction between
positive and negative electric charges); “he got the
polarity of the battery reversed”; “charges of opposite
sign” [syn: sign]
English → English (gcide)
Polarity \Po*lar"i*ty\, n. [Cf. F. polarit['e].]
1. (Physics) That quality or condition of a body in virtue of
which it exhibits opposite, or contrasted, properties or
powers, in opposite, or contrasted, parts or directions;
or a condition giving rise to a contrast of properties
corresponding to a contrast of positions, as, for example,
attraction and repulsion in the opposite parts of a
magnet, the dissimilar phenomena corresponding to the
different sides of a polarized ray of light, etc.
2. (Geom.) A property of the conic sections by virtue of
which a given point determines a corresponding right line
and a given right line determines a corresponding point.
See Polar, n.