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polarized

[poh-luh-rahyzd] /ˈpoʊ ləˌraɪzd/
adjective
1.
of or relating to a medium that exhibits polarization.
2.
(of an electric plug or outlet) designed so that the plug and outlet fit together in only one way.
Origin of polarized
1920-1925
First recorded in 1920-25; polarize + -ed2
Related forms
nonpolarized, adjective
unpolarized, adjective
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