polarity

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polarity (countable and uncountable, plural polarities)

  1. The separation, alignment or orientation of something into two opposed poles.
  2. Either of the two extremes of such attributes.
  3. (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.
  4. (grammar) The grammatical category of the affirmative and the negative.
  5. (projective geometry) A duality that is an involution, i.e. has order two.

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