Polarized
Polarize Po"lar*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Polarized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Polarizing}.] [Cf. F. polariser.] To communicate polarity to. [1913 Webster]

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  • polarized — (Amer.) pəʊlÉ™raɪzd adj. contraposed, opposed; having unequally distributed characteristics (also polarised) polarize (Amer.) po·lar·ize || pəʊlÉ™raɪz v. separate into opposing groups, contrapose; give polarity to something, cause an item …   English contemporary dictionary

  • polarized — (BrE also ised) adj. VERBS ▪ be ▪ become ▪ remain ADVERB ▪ deeply, highly …   Collocations dictionary

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  • polarized — /poh leuh ruyzd /, adj. 1. of or pertaining to a medium that exhibits polarization. 2. (of an electric plug or outlet) designed so that the plug and outlet fit together in only one way. [1920 25; POLARIZE + ED2] * * * …   Universalium

  • polarized — adjective a) Describing something that possesses a distinctive polarization. b) Describing a group or situation characterized by being at two (or more) extremes …   Wiktionary

  • polarized — adjective divide into two sharply contrasting groups or sets of beliefs. → polarize …   English new terms dictionary

  • polarized — /poh leuh ruyzd /, adj. 1. of or pertaining to a medium that exhibits polarization. 2. (of an electric plug or outlet) designed so that the plug and outlet fit together in only one way. [1920 25; POLARIZE + ED2] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Polarized 3D glasses — create the illusion of three dimensional images by restricting the light that reaches each eye, an example of stereoscopy. To present a stereoscopic motion picture, two images are projected superimposed onto the same screen through orthogonal… …   Wikipedia

  • Polarized pluralism — is a symptom of a sick two party or multi party political system. It was originally described by political philosopher Sartori, and defines a system where moderate views are replaced by polarized views.In a typical two plus, two party, or multi… …   Wikipedia

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