polarity
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /pəˈlærɪti/
Noun

polarity

  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. Chemical polarity
  4. (embryology) The division of an embryo into an animal pole and a vegetal pole within a blastula. Polarity in embryogenesis
  5. (microbiology) Spatial differences in shape, structure, and function within a cell. Cell polarity
  6. (electricity) A measure of the electrical potential at the ends of a circuit. Electrical polarity
  7. (physics) The direction of a wave's amplitude or its being in phase or antiphase.
  8. (grammar) The grammatical category of the affirmative and the negative. Affirmation and negation
  9. (projective geometry) A duality that is an involution, i.e. has order two. Polarity (projective geometry)
  10. (mathematics) An indicator of the positivity or negativity of a literal. Literal (mathematical logic)
  11. (politics) Any of the various ways in which power is distributed within the international system. Polarity (international relations)
  12. The concept of dualism between masculine and feminine. Sexual polarity
  13. (physics) Ellipsis of magnetic polarity
  14. (geometry) Ellipsis of trilinear polarity#English|trilinear polarity
Translations
  • German: Polarität
  • Portuguese: polaridade
  • Russian: поля́рность
  • Spanish: polaridad
Translations Translations
  • French: polarité
  • German: Polarität
  • Portuguese: polaridade
  • Russian: поля́рность
  • Spanish: polaridad



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