homo-polarity

homopolar

[hoh-muh-poh-ler, hom-uh-]
adjective Chemistry.
1.
of uniform polarity; not separated or changed into ions; not polar in activity.
2.
Electricity, unipolar ( def 1 ).

Origin:
1880–85; homo- + polar

homopolarity [hoh-muh-poh-lar-i-tee, hom-uh-] , noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To homo-polarity
Collins
World English Dictionary
homopolar (ˌhəʊməʊˈpəʊlə)
 
adj
chem of uniform charge; not ionic; covalent: a homopolar bond
 
homopolarity
 
n

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature