polarization charge


noun Electricity.

any electric charge that is bound to an atom or molecule (opposed to free charge).

Nearby words

  1. polarisation,
  2. polariscope,
  3. polarise,
  4. polarity,
  5. polarization,
  6. polarize,
  7. polarized,
  8. polarized light,
  9. polarizer,
  10. polarizing angle

Also called bound charge.

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