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noun. ['ˌpoʊlɝəˈzeɪʃən, ˌpoʊlɝɪˈzeɪʃən'] the phenomenon in which waves of light or other radiation are restricted in direction of vibration.
Rhymes with Polarization
Sentences with polarization
1. Noun, singular or mass
RealD films require a special silver screen that retains the polarization effect and reflects it back to the audience.
Quotes about polarization
1. The chief deficiency I see in the skeptical movement is its polarization: Us vs. Them — the sense that we have a monopoly on the truth; that those other people who believe in all these stupid doctrines are morons; that if you're sensible, you'll listen to us; and if not, to hell with you. This is nonconstructive. It does not get our message across. It condemns us to permanent minority status.
- Carl Sagan, The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark
noun. ['ˌpoʊlɝəˈzeɪʃən, ˌpoʊlɝɪˈzeɪʃən'] the condition of having or giving polarity.