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po·lar·i·ty

 (pō-lăr′ĭ-tē, pə-)
n. pl. po·lar·i·ties
1. Intrinsic polar separation, alignment, or orientation, especially of a physical property: magnetic polarity; ionic polarity.
2. An indicated polar extreme: an electric terminal with positive polarity.
3. The possession or manifestation of two opposing attributes, tendencies, or principles: political polarity.

polarity

(pəʊˈlærɪtɪ)
n, pl -ties
1. the condition of having poles
2. (General Physics) the condition of a body or system in which it has opposing physical properties at different points, esp magnetic poles or electric charge
3. (General Physics) the particular state of a part of a body or system that has polarity: an electrode with positive polarity.
4. the state of having or expressing two directly opposite tendencies, opinions, etc

po•lar•i•ty

(poʊˈlær ɪ ti, pə-)

n., pl. -ties.
1. Physics.
a. the property or characteristic that produces unequal physical effects at different points in a body or system, as a magnet or storage battery.
b. the positive or negative state in which a body reacts to a magnetic, electric, or other field.
2. the presence or manifestation of two opposite or contrasting principles or tendencies.
3. Ling. the positive or negative character of a word or other item in a language.
[1640–50]

po·lar·i·ty

(pō-lăr′ĭ-tē)
The condition of having poles or being aligned with or directed toward poles, especially magnetic or electric poles.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.polarity - a relation between two opposite attributes or tendenciespolarity - a relation between two opposite attributes or tendencies; "he viewed it as a balanced polarity between good and evil"
oppositeness, opposition - the relation between opposed entities
2.polarity - 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"
oppositeness, opposition - the relation between opposed entities
positiveness, positivity - the character of the positive electric pole
negativeness, negativity - the character of the negative electric pole

polarity

noun opposition, contradiction, paradox, ambivalence, dichotomy, duality, contrariety the polarities of good and evil

polarity

noun
Translations

polarity

[pəʊˈlærɪtɪ] N
1. (Elec, Phys) → polaridad f
2. (frm) (fig) (between tendencies, opinions, people) → polaridad f

polarity

[pəʊˈlærɪti] n
(= gulf) → opposition f
polarity between → opposition entre
(= opposite) → dichotomie f

polarity

n (Phys, fig) → Polarität f

polarity

[pəʊˈlærɪtɪ] npolarità f inv

po·lar·i·ty

n. polaridad;
cualidad de poseer polos;
presentación de efectos opuestos en dos extremos o polos.