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

First recorded in 1920–25; polarize + -ed2
Related formsnon·po·lar·ized, adjectiveun·po·lar·ized, adjective
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