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If you take a strong stance and have a clear opinion or statement on any subject online, you're going to polarize people. And without that polarity, there's no discussion. Discussion is what I want, which means that I'm fine with the consequences.
Tim Ferriss

Meaning of "polarity" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF POLARITY

polarity  [pəʊˈlærɪtɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF POLARITY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Polarity is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES POLARITY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Polarity

Polarity may refer to: In science: ▪ Polarity ▪ Polarity, a physical alignment of atoms ▪ Cell polarity, differences in the shape, structure, and function of cells ▪ Chemical polarity, a concept in chemistry which describes how equally bonding electrons are shared between atoms ▪ Electrical polarity ▪ Polarity in embryogenesis In other fields: ▪ Polarity in international relations, a description of the distribution of power within the international system ▪ Polarity item, the sensitiveness of some expression to negative or affirmative contexts ▪ Grammatical polarity, the distinction of affirmative and negative Commercial products: ▪ Polarity, a board game ▪ PolarityPolarity...

Definition of polarity in the English dictionary

The first definition of polarity in the dictionary is the condition of having poles. Other definition of polarity is the condition of a body or system in which it has opposing physical properties at different points, esp magnetic poles or electric charge. Polarity is also the particular state of a part of a body or system that has polarity.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH POLARITY


angularity
ˌæŋɡjʊˈlærɪtɪ
bipolarity
ˌbaɪpəʊˈlærɪtɪ
capillarity
ˌkæpɪˈlærɪtɪ
cellularity
ˌseljʊˈlærɪtɪ
circularity
ˌsɜːkjʊˈlærɪtɪ
dissimilarity
ˌdɪsɪmɪˈlærɪtɪ
granularity
ˌɡrænjʊˈlærɪtɪ
hilarity
hɪˈlærɪtɪ
insularity
ˌɪnsjʊˈlærɪtɪ
irregularity
ɪˌrɛɡjʊˈlærɪtɪ
jocularity
ˌdʒɒkjʊˈlærɪtɪ
modularity
ˌmɒdjʊˈlærɪtɪ
molarity
mɒˈlærɪtɪ
muscularity
ˌmʌskjʊˈlærɪtɪ
particularity
pəˌtɪkjʊˈlærɪtɪ
popularity
ˌpɒpjʊˈlærɪtɪ
regularity
ˌrɛɡjʊˈlærɪtɪ
secularity
ˌsɛkjʊˈlærɪtɪ
singularity
ˌsɪŋɡjʊˈlærɪtɪ
vascularity
ˌvæskjʊˈlærɪtɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE POLARITY

polarimeter
polarimetric
polarimetry
Polaris
polarisable
polarisation
polariscope
polariscopic
polariser
polarities
polarizability
polarizable
polarization
polarize
polarized
polarizer
polarogram
polarograph
polarographic
polarography

WORDS THAT END LIKE POLARITY

authority
charity
clarity
collinearity
complementarity
disparity
familiarity
interdisciplinarity
linearity
multicollinearity
nonlinearity
osmolarity
parity
peculiarity
planarity
rarity
registered charity
similarity
solidarity
unfamiliarity
vulgarity

Synonyms and antonyms of polarity in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «POLARITY»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «polarity» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of polarity

Translation of «polarity» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF POLARITY

Find out the translation of polarity to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of polarity from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «polarity» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

极性
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

polaridad
570 millions of speakers

English

polarity
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

ध्रुवता
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

قطبية
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

полярность
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

polaridade
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

polarities
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

polarité
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Polariti
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Polarität
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

極性
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

극성
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Polarities
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

cực
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

முனைவுகள்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ध्रुवीकरण
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kutupluluklar
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

polarità
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

polaryzacja
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

полярність
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

polaritate
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

πολικότητα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

polariteit
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

polaritet
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

polaritet
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of polarity

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «POLARITY»

The term «polarity» is quite widely used and occupies the 26.737 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «POLARITY» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «polarity» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «polarity» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about polarity

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QUOTES WITH «POLARITY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word polarity.
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Tim Ferriss
If you take a strong stance and have a clear opinion or statement on any subject online, you're going to polarize people. And without that polarity, there's no discussion. Discussion is what I want, which means that I'm fine with the consequences.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «POLARITY»

Discover the use of polarity in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to polarity and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Polarity Management: Identifying and Managing Unsolvable ...
" The key to being an effective leader is being able to recognize and manage such problems. Polarity Management presents a unique model and set of principles that will challenge you to look at situations in new ways.
Barry Johnson, 1992
2
The Polarity Process: Energy as a Healing Art
This is an approachable introduction to a form of bodywork that therapists and lay individuals interested in alternative health practices will find useful.
Franklyn Sills, 2001
3
Dr. Randolph Stone's Polarity Therapy: The Complete ...
Volume I of this two-volume set includes the following major works by Dr. Stone.
Randolph Stone, 1999
4
A Guide to Polarity Therapy
Illnesses of the the mind and body are accompanied by imbalances of the electromagnetic energy field that surrounds the body. This book explains how everyone has the ability to heal many ailments by touch.
Maruti Seidman, 1999
5
Polarity and Change in 1 Corinthians 15: A Study of ...
Jeffrey R. Asher examines the themes of polarity and change in Paul's argument in 1 Corinthians 15:35-57.
Jeffrey R. Asher, 2000
6
Polarity Therapy: Healing with Life Energy
Polarity Therapy is the science of stimulating and balancing the body's life energy. This is a guide to releasing blocked energy through polarity energy balancing, nutrition, polarity yoga and developing positive thoughts and attitudes.
Alan Siegel, 2006
7
Planar Cell Polarity During Development
This new volume of Current Topics in Developmental Biology covers the area of Planar Cell Polarity with contributions from an international board of authors.
‎2012
8
Polarity Coaching: Coaching People and Managing Polarities
This indispensable coaching guide is about coaching people, managing polarities and blending the two disciplines to see and experience predictive patterns that would not otherwise be visible.
Kathy Anderson, 2010
9
The Artificial and the Natural: An Evolving Polarity
Notions of nature and art as they have been defined and redefined in Western culture,from the Hippocratic writers and Aristotle of Ancient Greece to nineteenth-century chemistry andtwenty-first century biomimetics.
Bernadette Bensaude-Vincent, William R. Newman, 2007
10
Negation and Polarity: Syntax and Semantics : Selected ...
The volume is of interest to syntacticians, semanticians, historical linguists, typologists, and philosophers.
Danielle Forget, 1997

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «POLARITY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term polarity is used in the context of the following news items.
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Triggered earthquakes suppressed by an evolving stress shadow …
Fault-plane solutions have excellent coverage of the focal sphere, with a minimum of 17 and an average of 40 polarity picks. Another advantage of the ... «Nature.com, Jul 15»
2
Micro Drone 3.0 is a Cheap Camera Drone That Fits in the Palm of …
... to fly in winds up to 45mph thanks to a “corrective algorithm”, and inverted flight (made possible by motors that can reverse their polarity). «PetaPixel, Jul 15»
3
Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson
Instead of riots, more violence and racial polarity what happened were vigils and forgiveness. The Charleston black community and its leaders ... «Huffington Post, Jul 15»
4
In pop culture, knowing when to pull the plug on a show or franchise
... entirely different characters, but the magnetism of the first season has reversed polarity. It's become so dull that I almost forget that it's still on. «Washington Post, Jul 15»
5
Compact GXL Work Light Designed for Brightness
The 12-volt light draws 4.2 amps and features over-voltage and reverse polarity protection. By changing lenses, users can switch between spot, ... «Truckinginfo, Jul 15»
6
More downfall in Yellow metal?
Now the yellow metal will face resistance at $1142 (polarity reversal) as it was earlier a major support. On the downside gold will find the next ... «Moneycontrol.com, Jul 15»
7
Earnings Surprise in Focus – Cosan Limited (NYSE:CZZ)
In the Raizen Energy segment, it is active in the production and sale of various products derived from sugarcane, including very high polarity ... «Investor Newswire, Jul 15»
8
Magnetic Field Sensor Unearthed in Worms
The group repeated the experiments with worms from Australia, where the Earth's magnetic field is similar in strength and angle but the polarity ... «HealthNewsDigest.com, Jul 15»
9
Are Psychotric Drugs Involved in the Latest Lafayette, Louisiana …
The resulting polarity has cultivated an environment that breeds much anger and frustration. People everywhere are now on edge and tempers ... «Center for Research on Globalization, Jul 15»
10
PLAN WELL & EXECUTE: Consider establishing a volunteerism …
I believe that volunteering is a great example of the polarity between individualism and collectivism. Individuals volunteer to form a collective ... «New Haven Register, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Polarity [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/polarity>. Jul 2020 ».
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