- the deposit of gases, produced during electrolysis, on the electrodes of a cell, increasing the resistance of the cell.
- a vector quantity indicating the electric dipole moment per unit of volume of a dielectric.
- the induction of polarity in a ferromagnetic substance.
Related formsde·po·lar·i·za·tion, nounre·po·lar·i·za·tion, noun
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This effect has been called, naturally but improperly, depolarization.Six Lectures on Light|John Tyndall
When the 206 circuit is struck by electric waves there is an increase in the currents due to the depolarization of the circuit.
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In politics, the grouping of opinions around two extremes: “As the debate continued, the union members were polarized into warring factions.”