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po·lar·i·za·tion

 (pō′lər-ĭ-zā′shən)
n.
1. The production or condition of polarity, as:
a. A process or state in which rays of light exhibit different properties in different directions, especially the state in which all the vibration takes place in one plane.
b. The partial or complete polar separation of the positive and negative electric charges in a nuclear, atomic, molecular, or chemical system.
2. A division into two conflicting or contrasting groups.

polarization

(ˌpəʊləraɪˈzeɪʃən) or

polarisation

n
1. the condition of having or giving polarity
2. (General Physics) physics the process or phenomenon in which the waves of light or other electromagnetic radiation are restricted to certain directions of vibration, usually specified in terms of the electric field vector

po•lar•i•za•tion

(ˌpoʊ lər əˈzeɪ ʃən)

n.
1. a sharp division, as of a population or group, into opposing factions.
2. a state, or the production of a state, in which rays of light or similar radiation exhibit different properties in different directions.
3. the induction of polarity in a ferromagnetic substance; magnetization.
4. the production or acquisition of polarity.

polarization

In transverse waves, vibrations confined to one plane.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.polarization - the phenomenon in which waves of light or other radiation are restricted in direction of vibrationpolarization - the phenomenon in which waves of light or other radiation are restricted in direction of vibration
optical phenomenon - a physical phenomenon related to or involving light
2.polarization - the condition of having or giving polarity
condition, status - a state at a particular time; "a condition (or state) of disrepair"; "the current status of the arms negotiations"
Translations
polarizace
polarisation d'une antenne

polarization

[ˌpəʊləraɪˈzeɪʃən] N
1. (Elec, Phys) → polarización f
2. (frm) (fig) [of tendencies, opinions, people] → polarización f

polarization

[ˌpəʊləraɪˈzeɪʃən] polarisation (British) nopposition f

polarization

n (Phys) → Polarisation f; (fig)Polarisierung f

polarization

[ˌpəʊləraɪˈzeɪʃn] npolarizzazione f
References in classic literature ?
On the other hand, I used to find Paul Tichlorne plunged as deeply into the study of light polarization, diffraction, and interference, single and double refraction, and all manner of strange organic compounds.
Chen et al [14] constructed a polarization splitter based on single-polarization PCF with surface plasmon resonance.
Polarization adds another dimension to holograms that can be used to protect against counterfeiting and in applications like displays.
When the receiver receives reflected information from point A, its particle vibration direction is the principal polarization direction [?
Whereas the Foster and Wolfson polarization measure shows a different trend as compare to other measures.
Those with historic amnesia should remember that polarization has recurred over the past 40 years, and each time compromise chipped away at the power and influence of the Christians.
Turkey has always had some degree of polarization in terms of its ethnic, ideological and political cleavages.
This circular polarization has been measured for the first time for a GRB and is 6 to 7 times weaker than the linear polarization, but much stronger than predicted.
of Kassel, Germany) explore polarization phenomena in lasers, particularly lasers emitting radiation in two linear polarization states that are exactly orthogonally oriented to each other.
Some polarization reconfigurable antennas have been proposed.
Polarimetric MIMO radar [8-10] and MIMOEMVA [11] combines waveform diversity offered by MIMO radar with polarization diversity offered by polarization sensitive vector-sensor to further improve direction finding accuracy.