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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

That can be divided into sharply opposing factions, political groups, etc; Also: That can be separated into positive and negative electrical charges;

Usage examples (16)
  • Verb (used with object) : The controversy has polarized voters into proabortion and antiabortion groups
  • This was called the polarizable potential model.
  • It can also be applied to many polarizable objects.
  • RayP, hydrogen atoms are not very polarizable, and hydrogen is very light and it can tunnel through a small barrier. for more
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