verb (used with object), po·lar·ized, po·lar·iz·ing.
verb (used without object), po·lar·ized, po·lar·iz·ing.
Origin of polarize
Examples from the Web for depolarize
Contemporary Examples of depolarize
President Obama has managed to depolarize the debate over Iraq and Afghanistan.Obama Speech Looks Toward 2012
June 23, 2011
Historical Examples of depolarize
Between these two prisms, however, is a solution of chemicals which will depolarize the light and allow it to continue.
The second thing would be to depolarize every fixed religious idea in the mind by changing the word which stands for it.
If you wanted to get the Pundit to look at his religion fairly, you must first depolarize this and all similar words for him.
1811, in optics, from French polariser, coined by French physicist Étienne-Louis Malus (1775-1812) as a term in optics, from Modern Latin polaris "polar" (see polar). Transferred sense of "to accentuate a division in a group or system" is first recorded 1949 in Arthur Koestler. Related: Polarized; polarizing.