polarized

[ poh-luh-rahyzd ]
/ ˈpoʊ ləˌraɪzd /

adjective

of or relating to a medium that exhibits polarization.
(of an electric plug or outlet) designed so that the plug and outlet fit together in only one way.

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Origin of polarized

First recorded in 1920–25; polarize + -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM polarized

non·po·lar·ized, adjectiveun·po·lar·ized, adjective
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