polarization

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polarization (plural polarizations)

  1. the production, or the condition of polarity
  2. (physics) the production of polarized light; the direction in which the electric field of an electromagnetic wave points
  3. (chemistry, physics) the separation of positive and negative charges in a nucleus, atom, molecule or system
  4. the grouping of opinions into two extremes

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