Polarity definition

pō-lărĭ-tē, pə-
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The tendency of bodies having opposite magnetic poles to arrange themselves so that their two extremities point to the two magnetic poles of the earth.
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The possession or manifestation of two opposing attributes, tendencies, or principles.

Political polarity.

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Intrinsic polar separation, alignment, or orientation, especially of a physical property.

Magnetic polarity; ionic polarity.

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An indicated polar extreme.

An electric terminal with positive polarity.

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Any tendency to turn, grow, think, feel, etc. in a certain way or direction, as if because of magnetic attraction or repulsion.
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The condition of being positive or negative with respect to some reference point or object, as electricity.
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The fact or condition of being divided into two opposing groups.
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The having or showing of contrary qualities, powers, tendencies, forms, etc.: said as of the roots and stems of a plant or the two electrodes of a battery.
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Polarity is defined as having two opposite tendencies or opposite electrical charges.

Good and evil are an example of polarity.

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The condition of having poles or being aligned with or directed toward poles, especially magnetic or electric poles.
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The positive (+) or negative (
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The separation, alignment or orientation of something into two opposed poles.
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Either of the two extremes of such attributes.
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(chemistry) The dipole-dipole intermolecular forces between the slightly positively-charged end of one molecule to the negative end of another or the same molecule.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
polarity
Plural:
polarities