Definition of Polarized

1. Adjective. (American English) Describing something that possesses a distinctive polarization. ¹



2. Adjective. (American English) Describing a group or situation characterized by being at two (or more) extremes. ¹

3. Adjective. (alternative spelling of polarised) ¹

4. Verb. (past of polarize) ¹

5. Verb. (alternative spelling of polarised) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Polarized

1. polarize [v] - See also: polarize

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Polarized

polarities
polariton
polaritonic
polaritonics
polaritons
polarity
polarity of translation
polarizabilities
polarizability
polarizable
polarization
polarization colours
polarization microscopy
polarizations
polarize
polarized (current term)
polarized light
polarized light microscope
polarizer
polarizers
polarizes
polarizing
polarizing element
polarizing power
polarly
polarogram
polarograms
polarograph
polarographic
polarographies

Literary usage of Polarized

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1. Physical Optics by Robert Williams Wood (1905)
"This difference of absorbing power for oppositely circularly-polarized vibrations leads us to a somewhat startling conclusion, which was foreseen by Cotton ..."

2. Physical Optics by Robert Williams Wood (1914)
"If the rhomb is placed in a vertical position, and the incident light polarized in a plane turned clockwise 45° from the vertical, the direction of ..."

3. A Treatise on Electricity and Magnetism by James Clerk Maxwell (1892)
"After passing through the medium the ray is still plane-polarized, ... Hence, of the two circularly-polarized rays, that which is right- handed must have ..."

4. Report of the Annual Meeting (1860)
"On the Affections of polarized Light reflected and transmitted by thin Plates. ... When light incident upon a thin plate is polarized cither in the plan? of ..."

5. A Treatise on Optics by David Brewster (1837)
"the reflecting and refracting forces, the planes of both these beams till they coincide, and thus form light polarized in one plane. ..."

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