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homopolar

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

First recorded in 1880–85; homo- + polar

OTHER WORDS FROM homopolar

ho·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

homopolar
/ (ˌhəʊməʊˈpəʊlə) /

adjective
chem of uniform charge; not ionic; covalenta homopolar bond

Derived forms of homopolar

homopolarity (ˌhəʊməʊpəʊˈlærɪtɪ, ˌhɒm-), noun
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