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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A relation between two opposite attributes or tendencies; Having an indicated pole (as the distinction between positive and negative electric charges).

Usage examples (39)
  • He viewed it as a balanced polarity between good and evil
  • He got the polarity of the battery reversed
  • Since polarity is such a function-critical variable, shifts in polarity could have dramatic effects on fitness (e.g., be lethal!).
  • This two-fold motion constitutes what is known as polarity -- Evolution and for more
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