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de·po·lar·ize

 (dē-pō′lə-rīz′)
tr.v. de·po·lar·ized, de·po·lar·iz·ing, de·po·lar·iz·es
1. To partially or completely eliminate or counteract the polarization of.
2. To demagnetize.

de·po′lar·i·za′tion (-lər-ĭ-zā′shən) n.

depolarize

(diːˈpəʊləˌraɪz) or

depolarise

vb
(General Physics) to undergo or cause to undergo a loss of polarity or polarization
deˌpolariˈzation, deˌpolariˈsation n
deˈpolarˌizer, deˈpolarˌiser n

de•po•lar•ize

(diˈpoʊ ləˌraɪz)
v.t. -ized, -iz•ing.
to deprive of polarity or polarization, esp. in eliminating a magnetic charge.
[1810–20]
de•po`lar•i•za′tion, n.
de•po′lar•iz`er, n.

depolarize


Past participle: depolarized
Gerund: depolarizing

Imperative
depolarize
depolarize
Present
I depolarize
you depolarize
he/she/it depolarizes
we depolarize
you depolarize
they depolarize
Preterite
I depolarized
you depolarized
he/she/it depolarized
we depolarized
you depolarized
they depolarized
Present Continuous
I am depolarizing
you are depolarizing
he/she/it is depolarizing
we are depolarizing
you are depolarizing
they are depolarizing
Present Perfect
I have depolarized
you have depolarized
he/she/it has depolarized
we have depolarized
you have depolarized
they have depolarized
Past Continuous
I was depolarizing
you were depolarizing
he/she/it was depolarizing
we were depolarizing
you were depolarizing
they were depolarizing
Past Perfect
I had depolarized
you had depolarized
he/she/it had depolarized
we had depolarized
you had depolarized
they had depolarized
Future
I will depolarize
you will depolarize
he/she/it will depolarize
we will depolarize
you will depolarize
they will depolarize
Future Perfect
I will have depolarized
you will have depolarized
he/she/it will have depolarized
we will have depolarized
you will have depolarized
they will have depolarized
Future Continuous
I will be depolarizing
you will be depolarizing
he/she/it will be depolarizing
we will be depolarizing
you will be depolarizing
they will be depolarizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been depolarizing
you have been depolarizing
he/she/it has been depolarizing
we have been depolarizing
you have been depolarizing
they have been depolarizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been depolarizing
you will have been depolarizing
he/she/it will have been depolarizing
we will have been depolarizing
you will have been depolarizing
they will have been depolarizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been depolarizing
you had been depolarizing
he/she/it had been depolarizing
we had been depolarizing
you had been depolarizing
they had been depolarizing
Conditional
I would depolarize
you would depolarize
he/she/it would depolarize
we would depolarize
you would depolarize
they would depolarize
Past Conditional
I would have depolarized
you would have depolarized
he/she/it would have depolarized
we would have depolarized
you would have depolarized
they would have depolarized
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.depolarize - eliminate the polarization of
natural philosophy, physics - the science of matter and energy and their interactions; "his favorite subject was physics"
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
Translations

depolarize

[diːˈpəʊləˌraɪz] VTdespolarizar
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