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po·lar·ize

 (pō′lə-rīz′)
v. po·lar·ized, po·lar·iz·ing, po·lar·iz·es
v.tr.
1.
a. To induce polarization in or impart polarity to.
b. To design so as to permit light only of a certain polarization: Are these sunglasses polarized?
2. To cause to divide into two conflicting or opposing groups: The issue of slavery polarized the nation.
v.intr.
1. To acquire polarity.
2. To cause polarization of light or permit light of a certain polarization.
3. To become divided into two conflicting or opposing groups: The town is polarizing into opposing factions over the issue.

po′lar·iz′a·ble adj.
po′lar·iz′er n.

polarized

(ˈpəʊləˌraɪzd) or

polarised

adj
(General Physics) physics (of light waves, etc) restricted to certain directions of vibration, usually specified in terms of the electric field vector
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It is a strange state of mind; it is like those silences in worship which are not the empty moments of devotion, but the full moments, and which are so because at such times the soul, instead of being polarized, dispersed, localized, in a single impression or thought, feels her own totality and is conscious of herself.
Polarized is pleased to announce the launch of their new Hydro Collection.
If biopigments were present as a sign of life on a planet, they would leave behind a detectable polarized signature in the reflected light.
President Barack Obama's sixth year in office shows a whopping 70-point gap between those who approve of the president and those who disapprove, the most polarized one for a president in Gallup's polling history
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com)-- Peppers Eyeware and DICK'S Sporting Goods have partnered to feature Peppers polarized sunglasses across the country at more than 580 DICK'S Sporting Goods stores and the two Field & Stream locations.
Tiny variations in temperature of the light have been painstakingly mapped across the sky by multiple experiments, and scientists are gleaning even more information from polarized light.
Throughout 2012, Wiley X is donating S3 from the sale of each polarized or non-polarized Lacey model to support the efforts of BCRF.
Bolle founder Steve Haber is an avid fisherman, leading him to focus on polarized sunglasses when he launched HaberVision in 2005 with a direct-to-consumer, online-only business model.
Goldstein, who is not otherwise identified, offers a reference for scientists and engineers in any of the many fields where they might encounter polarized light, and a textbook for graduate or advanced undergraduate students who have studied calculus and linear algebra and perhaps introductory physics.
One preventive measure for both wrinkles and cataracts is wearing polarized eyewear, and with summer upon us, eye protection is something we should all be conscious of.
BOLLE'S collection of sunglasses features new marine lenses, which combine anti-glare polarized technology and a hydrophobic treatment to repel water, fight smudging and resist contaminants.

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