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[hoh-muh-poh-ler, hom-uh-]
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adjective Chemistry.
  1. of uniform polarity; not separated or changed into ions; not polar in activity.
  2. Electricity. unipolar(def 1).
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Origin of homopolar

First recorded in 1880–85; homo- + polar
Related formsho·mo·po·lar·i·ty [hoh-muh-poh-lar-i-tee, hom-uh-] /ˌhoʊ mə poʊˈlær ɪ ti, ˌhɒm ə-/, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for homopolar


  1. chem of uniform charge; not ionic; covalenta homopolar bond
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Derived Formshomopolarity (ˌhəʊməʊpəʊˈlærɪtɪ, ˌhɒm-), noun
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