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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.
By introducing the new generation's polarized forming fabrics, Valmet revolutionized water drainage in the wire section.
The new portfolio is available in four ranges, including NXT Embedded with built-in tint control, NXT Varia for photo-sensor control, NXT Polarized with glare control, and NXT Polarized Valria, which combines all NXT technologies in one lens.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Aug 2 (ANI-NewsVoir): Polaroid - a worldwide leader in polarized lens technology and in the mass-cool eyewear segment - presents The Fish Bowl, a short film inspired by the story of Edwin Herbert Land, the man who changed the way we see the world.
PCTEL's new BOAH line of horizontally polarized base station omnidirectional antennas forms a cross-polarized, dual-band antenna system when paired with PCTEL's existing line of vertically polarized BOA antennas.
The author traces how American political parties became polarized due to party realignment and the increased polarization of the public, and considers the consequences for the political system.
If biopigments were present as a sign of life on a planet, they would leave behind a detectable polarized signature in the reflected light.
Polarization division multiple access (PDMA) using dual-polarized antennas in high XPD could increase data rate by almost double via vertically and horizontally polarized channels.
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
a leading distributor of moderately priced sunglasses and nonprescription reading glasses, has announced the launch of the company's new polarized sunglasses line.
This is simply because a left-hand circularly polarized antenna can normally receive incoming waves of any polarization except the one of right-hand circular polarization [RHCP], and vice versa.
With a circularly polarized (CP) antenna, a RFID system allows flexible orientation of a reader and a tag.

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