[ UK /pə‍ʊlˈæɹɪti/ ]
[ US /poʊˈɫɛɹəti/ ]
  1. having an indicated pole (as the distinction between positive and negative electric charges)
    he got the polarity of the battery reversed
    charges of opposite sign
  2. a relation between two opposite attributes or tendencies
    he viewed it as a balanced polarity between good and evil
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How To Use polarity In A Sentence

  • Unfortunately, whatever mojo he worked in the mountains has reversed the Earth's cool polarity and Superman is temporarily cooler than Batman.
  • With the ideological polarity of the cold war, the UN procedures for collective security were still-born (as either of the superpowers and their allies would veto any action proposed by the other).
  • Marked terms show a polarity, like one pole of the magnet or one side of the coin.
  • The electrical hookups look frightening, but the luz is very good; we run through an external surge protector and if the corriente is too low or too high or polarity reversed, it is no go. Huasteca Potosina
  • In a floppy disc, for example, you can store ones and zeros by exposing the ferromagnetic surface of the disc to magnets with different polarities (polarity refers to the orientation of the north and south poles of the magnet).
  • The polarity and the distinct centre of densely cytoplasmic cells were lost after day 10 owing to the increased proliferative activity of densely cytoplasmic cells.
  • But suppose I do what nearly all of the doctors do, who use electricity with any regard to polarity; that is, if treating acutely inflamed eyes, for example, apply the negative pole to the eyes, thinking thereby to make them more negative; or, if treating amaurosis, apply the positive electrode to the affected parts, thinking thereby to make them more positive! A Newly Discovered System of Electrical Medication
  • Here, the Orgone Beam converts pure levorotation into dextrorotation, or vice versa, until bipolarity is achieved.
  • Early microsporogenesis events are important to establish the shape of the tetrad, the polarity within the tetrad and consequently to determine the aperture pattern of the pollen grain.
  • A polarity is set up between the assertive convex solidity of Broadcasting House and the receptive concavity and lightness of the suspended facade.
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