# Polarity

## Definition of Polarity

Po`lar´i`ty
 n. 1 (Physics) That quality or condition of a body in virtue of which it exhibits opposite, or contrasted, properties or powers, in opposite, or contrasted, parts or directions; or a condition giving rise to a contrast of properties corresponding to a contrast of positions, as, for example, attraction and repulsion in the opposite parts of a magnet, the dissimilar phenomena corresponding to the different sides of a polarized ray of light, etc. 2 (Geom.) A property of the conic sections by virtue of which a given point determines a corresponding right line and a given right line determines a corresponding point. See Polar, n.

## Related Words

Janus, N pole, S pole, ambiguity, ambivalence, antagonism, anteposition, antipathy, antithesis, balance, biformity, bifurcation, bilateral symmetry, clashing, collision, conflict, conformity, confrontation, confrontment, congruity, conjugation, consistency, contention, contradiction, contradistinction, contraindication, contraposition, contrariety, contrast, correspondence, counterposition, cross-purposes, dichotomy, disagreement, discrepancy, doubleness, doublethink, doubling, dualism, duality, duplexity, duplication, duplicity, dynamic symmetry, equality, equilibrium, equivocality, eurythmics, eurythmy, evenness, finish, halving, harmony, hostility, inconsistency, inimicalness, irony, keeping, magnetic axis, magnetic pole, multilateral symmetry, negative pole, north pole, opposing, oppositeness, opposition, opposure, oppugnance, oppugnancy, pairing, parallelism, perversity, polar opposition, polarization, pole, posing against, positive pole, proportion, proportionality, regularity, repugnance, shapeliness, showdown, south pole, symmetricalness, symmetry, trilateral symmetry, twinning, two-facedness, twoness, uniformity
Word:

## Browse

Polar distance
Polar equation of a line
Polar forces
Polar hare
Polar lights
polar opposite
Polar opposition
Polar projection
Polar spherical triangle
Polar whale
Polarchy
Polaric
Polarily
Polarimeter
Polarimetry
Polaris
Polariscope
Polariscopic
Polariscopy
Polaristic
-Polarity-
Polarizable
Polarization
Polarize
Polarizer
Polary
Polatouche
Polder
Poldway
Pole
Pole bean
Pole flounder
Pole lathe
Pole mast
Pole of a lens
Pole plate
Poleax
Polecat
Poledavy
Poleless
Polemarch
# A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z